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Legionärspfad (CH)

The Legionary Trail is a Roman archaeological park in Windisch/Brugg, (nearby Zurich), in the canton of Argovia. It stands on the historical site of the only Roman army camp ever established in Switzerland. Visitors discover eight archaeological sites and ...

Årsunda Viking (SE)

At Årsunda, you can visit the Viking Farm Årsjögård. Here you are in the middle of the Land of Iron, in the heart of the province of Gästrikland. You will experience cultural history in an exciting, informative and living way. The Viking Farm offers a variety of activities where theory and practice are mixed in a pedagogic way to stimulate all senses...

Veien Kulturminnepark (NO)

Veien Kulturminnepark contains one of Eastern Norway’s largest burial grounds from the Early Iron Age, a reconstructed longhouse and a modern museum. Excavations uncovered traces of four longhouses dated to the Early Iron Age...

Arqueopinto (ES)

Arqueopinto is an area of two hectares of land located south of the city of Madrid. It is municipally owned and managed by the Paleorama Company. Visitors come from all over Spain, though mainly from the central area. ...

Archaeological Open-Air Museums in the Netherlands, a bit of History

Roeland Paardekooper (NL)
This article is a result of my interest in, and experience with, archaeological open-air museums. With the start of HOME Eindhoven in 1982, I became actively involved in these museums and I was one of the people involved from the first moment in EXARC. From 2005 onward, I have been conducting postgraduate research at the University of Exeter into archaeological open-air museums...

Ancient Technology Centre (ATC) (EN)

The Goal of the Ancient Technology Centre is to engage people of all ages in the daily life of our ancestors and to increase their understanding of the skills, resources and strategies available to them...

Arheološki Institut (RS)

Viminacium is an ancient Roman site on the right bank of the Danube in eastern Serbia. In an area of about 450 ha are the remains of a military camp, a city and cemeteries. Remains of a Roman bath, a mausoleum and one of the gates of the military camp can be seen, as well as a replica of...

Butser Ancient Farm

Maureen Page (UK)

Nestled among the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park, Butser Ancient Farm in Chalton has been an archaeological research site since 1972. The farm was originally set up on Little Butser, a spur of Butser Hill. It was established with support from the Council for British Archaeology...

Roseldorf rekonstruiert

Jan Olofsson (SE)

This review concerns the article "Roseldorf rekonstruiert – Ein keltischen Heiligtums entsteht in Asparn an der Zaya" published in EuroREA 6/2009.
Left - a photo of the idol of Cernunnos placed inside the temple... But does he recognise his surroundings?

Wikinger Museum Haithabu (DE)

The (re)construction of the Viking houses at Haithabu is based on the results of over 100 years of research at this site. The conservation of organic material allows detailed conclusions about the looks of the houses back then...

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