Museum commisioned in 2006, designed by international architect Richard Meier.
The edifice was erected to house an ancient roman treasure, from the hellenistic period Ara Pacis - Altar of Peace.
The building really stands out in the ancient stucture of the city with its white walls,very dynamic design, sofisticated relation between the particular forms and use of simple materials.As always in his works, architect mastered to perfection the art of combining the modern materials: sstone, white painted thick walls, glass.
Elements of landscape architecture were created using the steps and water and the entire building stands on the pedestal.
The area surrounding the building creates a friendly place for visitors and a perfect metting point.
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