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Terramara "Santa Rosa" Museum

Collection of materials from the excavations of the important "terramara" dating back to the Bronze Age (XVI- and XII centuries b.C.) and from the remains of a Roman villa.

Address and contact

Via Parma, 1 - 42028 Poviglio
Phone 0039 0522 960426
Email biblioteca@comune.poviglio.re.it
sito web La Terramara "Santa Rosa"
Museo della Terramara

Opening times

Open for free visits during the opening times of the Municipal Library.
Guided tours upon reservation only.


Free entrance.
The Museum offers guided tours and educational activities for schools, preferably on Monday and Tuesday, which have to be booked in advance, contacting the Library

How to get there


By car
From the exit Reggio Emilia of the Motorway A1 take SS358 to Castelnovo di Sotto / Brescello. If you rather follow Via Emilia (SS9), you have to turn northward once reached Sant'Ilario

By bus
From Piazzale Europa bus No. 93

Historical notes

Open in 1996, in occasion of the visit to the excavation of the participants to the XIII International Congress of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Science, the Museum exhibits the most important items found in Santa Rosa Terramara.
All the activities carried on by the Museum are funded by the Municipality of Poviglio.

The very important findings hosted in the Museum are almost 500 and offer a overall idea of what the life and the developement of the village has been.
There are ceramics, ornaments, bronze and bone tools, glass paste jewelry and much more.