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With Detector and Drone

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This new exhibition will be officially opened at 11 a.m. Archaeologists and excavation technicians are guests in the museum from 12 noon. They bring their tools with them and demonstrate how modern archaeology works.

In addition to pickaxes, shovels and drawing boards, technical tools and methods are used in archeology today. On the afternoon of the action, experts will show how these work. Jochen Reinhard, archaeologist at the Office for Monument Preservation and Archaeology, lets the drone fly and explains the advantages it offers. Excavation technician Johannes Weiss shows how to discover and salvage finds with the metal detector without destroying the archaeological layers. Curators offer short tours of the special exhibition “Zug – a treasure trove of archaeology”.

At 11 a.m. in the auditorium opposite the museum, the public vernissage will take place with government councilor Stephan Schleiss and Karin Artho, the new head of the Office for the Preservation of Monuments and Archaeology. Followed by an aperitif in the museum foyer. All interested parties are cordially invited, registration is not required. The museum is open on November 27th from 12pm to 5pm and admission is free.