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Domus Romana

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a nice small museum

just outside the city walls of Mdina the remains of a Roman villa with some nice mosaics and lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
reactmac
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Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands
Very nice small museum with good selection of antiquities and clear information

Enjoyed this very much as a change of period and atmosphere from other local sights. Good mosaics... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AliB_10
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South West England
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OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs). The mosaic pavements in the Domvs Romana at Rabat rank among the finest and oldest mosaic compositions from the western Mediterranean, alongside those of Pompeii and Sicily...more
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Museum Esplanade, Rabat, Island of Malta RBT 05, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its always first impressions that count and the ticket lady neefs a holiday or a new job or both. The floor was beautiful and it was hard to imagine how the delicate glass artifacts survived any dig. Only a very small part of the domus...More

Thank mick p
Reviewed 1 week ago

just outside the city walls of Mdina the remains of a Roman villa with some nice mosaics and lots of interesting artefacts

Thank reactmac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this little museum and well worth a visit if you’re into roman history. The mosaics are unbelievable

Thank danny402
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this very much as a change of period and atmosphere from other local sights. Good mosaics sculptures and small items from daily life. Big museums can be overwhelming. This was just right.

Thank AliB_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We regularly go to Rome, and have been to many Roman remains in many different countries This was a small museum, built over Roman remains found in this area, including this townhouse It was extremely well displayed, and accessible. Information was just enough, enough to...More

Thank Colin K
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We have been to many major Roman remnants, to best mosaic museums (Bardo Museum in Tunisia, Zeugma and Antakya Archeology Museum in Turkey) and therefore, this museum was total disappointment and waste of money for us when compared with those sites. It's just on the...More

1  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Domus Romana a Roman townhouse was built 1st century BC and is thought to have been in use up until 2nd century AD. An Islamic cemetery was established over the townhouse which was accidentally discovered in 1881. Shortly after the find, a building was constructed...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Not terribly exciting, but given it is the only Roman ruins in Malta worth a visit on the way out Medina which is spectacular. But if you are into Roman ruins Tunisia is the place to go.

1  Thank Gustaaf W
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The artefacts in the museum are beautiful but there are just not so many. It is a very small museum with very basic historical information. The mosaic though is very nice!

1  Thank An B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

When building a road they came across an ancient roman house. Very well preserved, it is comparable with what you see in Effes or Pompeii.

Thank Elena257
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