Principia Museum

The Principia Museum is the place where a part of the Principia building of the Roman castrum in Apulum is highlighted. The headquarters of the 13th Legion Gemina was here, the 13th being the only legion that remained in Dacia province during the entire period of Roman occupation. 

The exhibition in the museum courtyard presents artefacts discovered during the archaeological research campaign in the area or from the older collections of the History Museum in Alba Iulia, such as statues and altars. The bronze statue at the entrance of the museum shows us how the Roman soldier was equipped 1900 years ago, the times when Dacia became one of the last territories included within the borders of the Roman Empire.

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