Discover the secrets of food while having fun

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To elaborate on the theme of food and nutrition in the ancient world in an engaging and participatory way, school students of all levels have the opportunity to participate in two workshop experiences or a thematic path proposed by the Santa Giulia Museum:

  • Masterchef in Ancient Rome. Marco Gavio Apicio.In the workshop, some of the recipes devised by gastronome Marco Gavio Apicio introduce and teach about the customs and eating habits during the Roman age, with particular attention given to the preparation of bread;
  • Laden tables. A thematic path that investigates, through the observation of various artworks, the role that food and the table have always played in daily life, one as a source of nourishment and pleasure, the other as an instrument of conviviality;
  • At the table of King Rothari. The workshop traces the main migratory stages of the Lombards, highlighting the variations and food influences derived from contact with other peoples and ends with the reconstruction of typical Lombard foods.

The Museum offers a wide range of activities, including workshops, thematic paths, theatrical tours and guided tours, aimed at enhancing the artistic and historical heritage kept in Brescia’s Civic Museums.

The price for adults is €10, for children between 14 and 18 years €7.50 and for children between 6 and 13 years €4.50.

For more information and to see the full range of educational and didactic activities on offer at the Santa Giulia Museums and the other Civic Museums in Brescia, visit the website

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To elaborate on the theme of food and nutrition in the ancient world in an engaging and participatory way, school students of all levels have the opportunity to participate in two workshop experiences or a thematic path proposed by the Santa Giulia Museum:

  • Masterchef in Ancient Rome. Marco Gavio Apicio.In the workshop, some of the recipes devised by gastronome Marco Gavio Apicio introduce and teach about the customs and eating habits during the Roman age, with particular attention given to the preparation of bread;
  • Laden tables. A thematic path that investigates, through the observation of various artworks, the role that food and the table have always played in daily life, one as a source of nourishment and pleasure, the other as an instrument of conviviality;
  • At the table of King Rothari. The workshop traces the main migratory stages of the Lombards, highlighting the variations and food influences derived from contact with other peoples and ends with the reconstruction of typical Lombard foods.

The Museum offers a wide range of activities, including workshops, thematic paths, theatrical tours and guided tours, aimed at enhancing the artistic and historical heritage kept in Brescia’s Civic Museums.

The price for adults is €10, for children between 14 and 18 years €7.50 and for children between 6 and 13 years €4.50.

For more information and to see the full range of educational and didactic activities on offer at the Santa Giulia Museums and the other Civic Museums in Brescia, visit the website

East Lombardy is the European region
of gastronomy 2017