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  • 24/04/2021

MUSA reopens to the public on Saturday 1st May

The exhibition period of the exhibition "Cervia Ritrovata: The discovery of the ancient city and its territory" has been extended until May 30

On Saturday, the visits will be led by archaeologists from 16.30 to 17.30


MUSA will be open to the public by reservation on Saturdays and Sundays, from 2.30pm to 7.00pm.

The Salt Museum reopens its doors offering its visitors the exhibition "Cervia Ritrovata: The discovery of the ancient city and its territory". 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 that hosted the ancient city of salt until 1698, 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. Meanwhile, 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 Superintendency 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).


Every Saturday until May 30th, upon reservation, it will be possible to visit the exhibition in the company of the archaeologists who worked on the field. The experts will show visitors the fascinating investigation path, explaining the techniques and methodology used in this "journey to discover the remains of the ancient city".

First appointment Saturday 1 May with two visits: one at 16.30 and one at 17.30. The initiative will continue every Saturday until May 30 with the same visiting hours, always upon reservation by sending an email to, or whatsapp message to 347 4661513. The visits will take place in groups of maximum 6 people. The tour with the archaeologists is free, the visit is included in the entrance ticket to the museum (€ 2 per person).

For Sunday, it is always necessary to book admission in the same way. We remind you that on Sunday 2nd May, as the first Sunday of the month, the entrance is free.


The Councilor for Culture Cesare Zavatta declares:

"We are finally reopening our museum hoping that next weekend will represent a starting point and a normalization point for Cervia culture and for the city as a whole"

The opening of the Salt Museum on opening days (Saturday and Sunday) will take place in compliance with the anti-covid legislation with measures to prevent the risk of contagion (temperature control, spacing, obligation to wear a mask and hand sanitization), however by reservation by sending an email to or a whatsapp message or by calling 3474661513.


Cervia, April 26, 2021