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Didactics suggestions

of the museum Classis Ravenna

Our museum offers services which were born in 2004 and guide schools through the discovery of a rich archaeological, artists and historical heritage managed by Fondazione Parco Archeologico of Classe – RavennAntica.

We offer a wide list of activities, strengthened by a good collaboration with the schools. The wide professional experience and the specific training of the museum’s educators are our distinctive feature.
Our intent is to approach the schools to the archaeological, artist and historical heritage through an active and cooperative mediation thanks to a wide educational offer. Our museums are a place where you can study and meet people.

CLASSIS Ravenna – Museo della Città e del Territorio is the place where you can discover Ravenna’s history through a specific didactic offer that, thanks to the inauguration last June of new rooms. Here you can find new activities that allow you to study the territory through stories, tales, animated tours and laboratories (of mosaic, clay and archaeology).

Licia La Sala

Responsible of the educational services RavennAntica

Let me talk about Classis – animated tour

Nursery school, primary school, secondary school and high school
It is possible to study all the main aspects of Ravenna’s territory, from the prehistoric ancient Romans, to the Goths and Byzantines of the Middle Ages. All of this is possible by getting familiar with the historical characters that made Ravenna famous and by using archaeological objects aided by modern technologies. The animated tour is a sensorial excursus while doing research and experimentation.

Tour duration: 1 h – Price: € 6 per person (museum’s ticket included)

Life after life – Animated Tour

Primary, Secondary, High School
A journey to discover the funereal cults through the analysis of objects from different eras that you can find in the museum. The burial of the Umbrian warrior, the Classiarius stele, the Roman tombs, the cinerary urns and the saints tombs. This journey leads the tourist in a real historical excursus.
From the Umbrian-Etruscan age to the Middle Ages, a tale of religious and funeral ideologies of the past through real life traces.

Tour duration: 1 h – Price: € 6 per person (entrance ticket included)

Ravenna, intersection of people. Journey to a multi-ethnic past – Animated tour

Primary, Secondary school, High School
Discovering Ravenna that, from its origin, has been a melting pot of cultures, languages, tradition and religions. Umbrians, Etruscans, Romans, Goths, Africans, Orientals and many more have lived and dominated this cosmopolitan city, melting pot of different communities.

Visit duration: 1 hour – Price: € 6 per student (entrance ticket included)

The earth that enlightens history – Laboratory

Nursery, Primary, Secondary School, High School
Through the analysis of archaeological objects displayed inside the museum we can discover the ordinary life during the ancient world. We are accompanied by the main tool of the ancient world: an oil lamp. After the first part that is held inside the new rooms, the students will make their own clay oil lamp.

Laboratory duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes – Price: € 6 per student

The mosaic – Laboratory

Primary, Secondary school, High School
Journey to discover mosaic talent, from the materials used by the mosaicist, from the tools used to make a mosaic and flooring decorations belonging to the museum’s collection. After the introduction phase, inside the museum’s rooms, the students will create their own mosaic inspired by the objects displayed.

Lab duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes – Cost: € 6 per student

Itineraries of the Parco Archeologico di Classe

Itinerary A – Antico Porto and Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe

Guided tour – elementary and middle schools
Guided tour of the Antico Porto’s archaeological site and of the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe, with the magnificent polychrome mosaics of the apse which introduce to the Byzantine art.
Visit duration: 2 h – Price: € 6 per participant

Itinerary B – ArKeoLab and Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe

Guided tour and workshop – elementary and middle schools
Guided tour of Antico Porto (the ancient port of Classe), workshop on the profession of the archaeologist and guided tour of the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe.
Visit duration: 3h – Price: € 9 per participant

Itinerary C – Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe and mosaic workshop at Museo Classis

Guided tour and workshop – elementary and middle schools
Guided tour of the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe and mosaic workshop introduced by the visit of Museo Classis, with specific attention to the timeline path. The production of the mosaic (a copy of a naturalistic subject of the Basilica’s apse) is followed by an introduction to the ornamental and symbolic significance of the subjects.
Visit duration: 3h – Price: € 9 per participant

Itinerary D – Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe, Museo Classis, Antico Porto

Guided tour – elementary and middle schools
Guided tour to the archaeological site of Antico Porto in Classe, of the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe and of Museo Classis where the main historical milestones of the history of the area can be experienced (from Prehistoric to to the Roman Antiquity and the Gothic and Byzantine phases of the early Middle Ages).
Visit duration: 3h – Price: € 12 per participant

CONTACT DIDACTIC SECTION

Info and bookings

 

CLASSIS Ravenna - Museo della Città e del Territorio
Via Classense, 29 – 48124 Classe (Ravenna)

School reservations:

telephone +39.0544.36136
email: didattica@ravennantica.org

From Monday to Friday from 9 to 1 pm

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RavennaAntica's didactic section

 On Fondazione RavennAntica's website you can find all the didactic activities done in all locations found on Ravenna's territory.

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