The online resource on slow and experiential tourism
Join our community

National Museum of Sea Archeology

What to see in Caorle, Venezia, Veneto


the National Museum of Sea Archeology of Caorle hosts an ancient roman ship (Caprulae ferax) of the II century a.C., known as "Caorle 1", founded in 1992 by four Pordenone divers off the Caorle coast. During the diving campaigns of 1992/93, 1994 and 1995/96 are found amphorae of wine of type "Lamboglia 2", two millstones (of which a complete the top call "catillus"), tableware (husks, jugs and cups), strains of still in the lead. Are also found small cannons and ceramic fragments and medieval, in June 1998, a fragment Renaissance architectural.

In November 1995 is discovered the wreck of the brigantine french-italico "Mercury" (Mercure), a military vessel of the XIX century ("Caorle II", found between Coarle and Eraclea): the hull in copper (40x10 meters) and the shell are in excellent state conservative. The next spring are found of cannonballs in iron, to witness to the sinking of the boat that took place on 22 February 1812 during the battle of degree.

The museum is located inside the buildings constructed at the beginning of the twentieth century on behalf of Cavalier Ugo Trevisanato and forming part of the former farm Chiggiato, in the locality of Sansonessa, ports of Caorle. On the first floor of the museum is placed the permanent exhibition "TerredAcque", where are exposed the archaeological finds (coming from the former Museo civico caprulano) of the protohistoric village of San Gaetano, of "Portus Reatinum" mentioned by Pliny the Elder, of the ancient city of Caprulae, up to the testimonies of medieval and modern. On the ground floor there is an exhibition space for temporary exhibitions. In the outer courtyard there is a tent structure that hosts a lugger, typical boat similar to craft Latin and medieval.

  • Strada Nuova, 59, Caorle (Venezia)
  • Mueum

Sleep, eat, buy...

= distances as the crow flies
Bella Venezia Restaurant
Bella Venezia Restaurant is an eatery located in Chioggia, in calle corona and is the ideal place...
calle corona 51, Chioggia (Venezia)
5171.14 Kilometers from Caorle
= distances as the crow flies
= distances as the crow flies

Events

from
wednesday
7
december, 2022
to saturday 4 january 2025

Caorle Street Winter Edition

from
saturday
6
july, 2024
to sunday 14 july 2024

Caorle Suonica Festival

from
tuesday
30
july, 2024
to sunday 4 august 2024

Caorle in Jazz

friday
16
august, 2024

San Rocco

from
thursday
29
august, 2024
to sunday 1 september 2024

International Street Theater Festival

from
friday
13
september, 2024
to sunday 22 september 2024

Fish festival

from
saturday
28
september, 2024
to sunday 29 september 2024

Historic Motorcycle Car

sunday
29
september, 2024

Autumn Festival

from
friday
6
december, 2024
to monday 6 january 2025

Caorle Christmas Time

what else do you want
to discover?
e-borghi 2019-2024 All rights reserved • 3S Comunicazione - P. IVA 08058230965
Via Achille Grandi 46, 20017, Rho (Milano) | 02 92893360