A few points to define what is Domus Romana "House of the Child on Dolphin" and what are our targets:
The Archaeological Site was unearthed in 2012 in the center of Lucca. It presents walls and remains of over 2000 years ago.
The Superintendence of Archaeological Heritage of Tuscany, who directed the excavations, has officially recognized the remains as a witness of extraordinary importance, nodal for the historical reconstruction of the city.
A rare example of recovery, a museum, development, management of archaeological remains on a purely private initiative, without any government grant.
For its uniqueness is indicated as an example of scientific and socio-political world.
Multipurpose center where History and Science come together.
Multidisciplinary center for information, education and training.
Proposed as case of Study at public authorities, organizations of public and private research.
It conducts public benefit activities with charitable purposes.
It widened the cultural offer for the entire area.
It promotes the area and its history in the international arena.
Open to the public every day of the year.
Free admission to every order of school.
Welcomes interns for specialized training.
Welcomes day visitors, fans and students from all around the world.
Hosts and organizes conferences, seminars, museum exhibitions and cultural events.
Training projects with international schools.
Offers innovative educational models and educational workshops featured by national and foreign schools.
Creates new job opportunities.
Has established collaboration agreements with major institutions and operators engaged in social and educational activities in the territory, such as: Institute for Conservation and Promotion of Cultural Heritage of Florence, University 'La Sapienza' in Rome, Bicocca in Milan, Fondazione Campus Lucca, public and private schools, Museums and Archaeological Sites, Province and Chamber of Commerce of Lucca, Tuscany Region.
The archaeological remains in 2015 have been recognized heritage of the State, pursuant to art. 91 of D.L.42 / 2004.
The Chamber of Commerce of Lucca in 2013 has awarded the Gold Medal and Diploma of Honour.
Selected by the Pan-European Federation 'Europa Nostra' for the award of the prestigious European Prize Awards 2015, among the top 30 institutions who have distinguished themselves in the work of conservation and development of culture in Europe.
The city of Lucca indicates Domus among the most important points of socio-artistic interest of the city.
Arch. Simona Velardi
Dott. Giuseppe Bulleri