Situated right next to the cloisters of the Cathedral in Frejus, the museum houses some great examples of Roman artefacts from the ongoing excavations in the city.
During the Roman times Frejus, or Forum Julii as it was known then, named after Julius Caesar, was a prosperous port city. It was given to the Roman army's 8th Legion which added to the wealth in the area and thus the creation of many Roman buildings and features. There are numerous well preserved architectural features including an amphitheatre, theatre and an aqueduct that brought the water supply to the residents.
Many excavations have taken place over the years across the city and are continuing today. The finds are well preserved within the archaeological museum where they are displayed in context and with historical reference.
When to come
Sight Type: History Museum
Address: Place Calvini | Frejus | 83600