Open all year round
Ancient Gerulata Museum
Gerulatská 7, Rusovce

+ 421 2 6285 9332


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Exhibition of the Ancient Gerulata Museum

The showroom of the exhibition presents finds from archaeological researches. The exhibition was created as a lapidarium on the grounds of the significant archaeological locality Gerulata in Rusovce.

Romans used the Danube as a natural border and built a very sophisticated fortification system, the so-called Limes Romanus. Present-day Slovakia borders with it by the castellum Gerulata in Rusovce. This military camp played a very important strategic role – it protected the eastern wing of legions located in Carnuntum, the capital city of the province of Upper Pannonia.

It is probable that Romans took the name Gerulata from the original Celtic people. Thanks to previously analysed parts of the castellum, it was possible to outline its four construction phases, the location of burial grounds and civil settlements – vici, as well as agricultural settlements and a villa rustica. The exhibition presents the history of the building and life of the inhabitants of the castellum especially by means of archaeological finds. 

The beginnings of Gerulata are dated to the era of Flavian emperors. The construction of the military camp involved Carnuntum garrisons of the X, XIV and XV legions. From the beginning of the 2nd century AD, the elite cavalry unit Ala prima Canannefatum was permanently stationed there. Other legionary tile-stamps on Roman roof tiles and epigraphical inscriptions on votive altars provide the evidence of the presence of units of the II legion as well as of the XVIII cohort of volunteers, of the V cohort and the I cohort of archers.


Seasonal operation from 1 April until 31October      


April, october                 May - september   
Monday closed     zatvorené                      
Tuesday closed     10.00 – 18.00 Last entry at 17.30
Wednesday closed     10.00 – 18.00 Last entry at 17.30
Thursday 10.00 – 17.00 Last entry at 16.30   10.00 – 18.00 Last entry at 17.30
Friday 10.00 – 17.00 Last entry at 16.30   10.00 – 18.00 Last entry at 17.30
Saturday 10.00 – 17.00 Last entry at 16.30   10.00 – 18.00 Last entry at 17.30
Sunday 10.00 – 17.00 Last entry at 16.30   10.00 – 18.00 Last entry at 17.30
New Year's Day closed        
Good Friday closed        
Holz Saturday 10.00 – 17.00        
Easter Sunday 10.00 – 17.00        
Easter Monday closed        
All Saints Day closed        
Christmas Eve closed        
Christmas Day closed        
New Year's Eve closed        


Seasonal operation from 1 April until 31 October
Basic ticket price 4 €
Reduced ticket
(children under 14 years of age, students, seniors)
2 €
Family ticket
(two adults and children under 14 years of age)
8 €
School group
(not offered during summer holidays)
2 €
Free entry
(children under 6 years of age, disabled person
card's holders and their guide, journalists,
teacher accompanying 10 pupils of students,
tourist guide)
Discounts for card holders  
Bratislava Card 100 % 0 €

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