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  • 14/05/2021

At MUSA - the Cervia salt Museum, archaeologists tell the story of "Cervia Ritrovata"

Last dates for guided tours on Saturdays 15, 22 and 29 May


At MUSA, Guided tours continue to the exhibition "Cervia Ritrovata: The discovery of the ancient city and its territory"



On Saturday 15, 22 and 29 May at 4.30pm it is possible to follow the guided tour of the exhibition upon reservation by sending an email to, a whatsapp message or by calling 3474661513. The visits will take place in groups of up to 6 people. The tour with the archaeologists is free, the visit is included in the entrance ticket to the museum (€ 2 per person).


The exhibition "Cervia Ritrovata: the discovery of the ancient city and its territory" will be open until May 29 by reservation. It is a path that illustrates, between images and stories, the archaeological investigation in the area of ​​Cervia vecchia, in the middle of the salt pans, in the months of September and October 2020. In particular, a series of panels narrates the excavation activities carried out in the area of ​​the salt pans which, until 1698, hosted the ancient city of salt, before its transfer to the sea. The images, shots of the MUSA Photographic Group (group of photographers born inside the museum), guide the visitor's eye to discover the careful work of investigation and excavations in the area where the ancient city stood, while the story of archaeologists offers an overview of the activities carried out by bringing them to the attention of the public.


The path began in 2019 and sees the collaboration of the University of Bologna-Department of History, Cultures and Civilization, of the Superintendence of Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for the provinces of Ravenna, Forli-Cesena and Rimini; of the Municipality of Cervia, of the Salinara Civilization Cultural Group and MUSA. (DGABAP excavation concession n.1116)

Talking about the "Cervia Vecchia Ficocle Project", and the activities carried out, also illustrated in the photos on display, will be the archaeologists who worked on the field, illustrating the fascinating investigation path to visitors, explaining the techniques and methodologies used in this " journey to discover the remains of the ancient city ".


The salt museum is open until May 30 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 2.30pm to 7.00pm by reservation.

From 1st June it will be open every evening.


Cervia, May 14, 2021