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Tergeste Lapidarium

The sixteenth century Lalio Bastion of San Giusto Castle houses the Lapidario Tergestino, which has 130 inscriptions and sculptures illustrating the story of Roman Tergeste and its monuments, religious buildings, theatre and necropolis.
Lapidario Tergestino
The exhibits include: inscriptions posted at the city gates; fragments of the equestrian monument given by the plebs tergestinorum to Lucio Fabio Severo, a distinguished citizen and Roman senator; imperial inscriptions commemorating initiatives by the emperors Hadrian, Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius for the erection of public buildings in the city; materials from the civil Basilica, whose extensive archaeological remains are still visible in the square at the base of the castle; the exceptional series of statues - of Venus, Bacchus, Apollo, Minerva, Igea and Aesculapius - found during excavation of the Roman Theatre; and beautiful mosaics from the luxurious seaside villa discovered in Barcola.
Group booking
The group leader must ensure interpersonal distancing of at least one meter between members, except for cohabiting groups.
In consideration of the organization of the spaces of the individual museum structures, the composition of each group is allowed:

in the maximum number of 15 people for the Revoltella Museum, the Winckelmann Museum of Antiquities, the War Museum for Peace "Diego de Henriquez", the Risiera di San Sabba-National Monument, the Castle of San Giusto - Armeria and Lapidario Tergestino to the Lalio Bastion, Civico Museo del Mare - Sezione Lloyd al Magazzino 26, Orto Botanico;

in the maximum number of 10 people for the "Carlo Schmidl" Theater Museum, the Sartorio Museum, the Museum of Oriental Art, the Museum of the Risorgimento and the Oberdan Memorial, the Documentation Center of the Foiba di Basovizza, the Museum of Natural History;

in the maximum number of 5 people for the Swabian Museum, the Joyce Museum, the Petrarchesco-Piccolomineo Museum.

Reservations (max 1 group every 15 minutes) can be made from the home page of the single Museum which directs interested parties to the Midaticket portal; to the e-mail address of the individual Museum; by calling the Museum directly during opening hours.
Civico Museo Revoltella -

Civico Museo Teatrale "Carlo Schmidl" -

Civico Museo del Castello di San Giusto -

Civico Museo di Guerra per la Pace "Diego de Henriquez" -

Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba -

Civico Museo di Storia Naturale -

* with pre-sale right of € 1.00
Lapidario Tergestino
Castello di San Giusto
piazza della Cattedrale 3
tel. +39 040 30 93 62
fax +39 040 67 54 065

admission included in the ticket for the San Giusto Castle
opening hours and admission price on the museum website

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