Archaeological Museum of Cremona
The Museo Archeologico San Lorenzo is museum of Roman and Medieval archaeology located in the Italian town of Cremona.
Site and building
The museum is located on the northern edge of the city center, 10 minutes’ walk from the Cremona Cathedral’s square. From the outside the museum is not very impressive, but the interior is much better and a visit is an interesting occasion to see, along with the museum’s collection, the evocative space of the Romanesque church of San Lorenzo, dating back to the 12th century.
What to see at the Museo San Lorenzo
The permanent collection of the Archaeological Museum San Lorenzo is composed of sculptures, amphorae, architectural artifacts, and large mosaics, dating back to Imperial Rome; the exhibition is completed with description panels in English and Italian.
The on-site excavations feature an early-Christian burial ground, ans the remains of a former 10th century monastery.
The museum, fully accessible to physically-impaired people, includes a small bookshop.
Photos © inexhibit, 2014
The Museo Archeologico San Lorenzo is an archaeological museum, mostly showcasing ancient Roman artifacts, recently opened in the city centre of Cremona