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UNIQUE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE Visit a unique museum in France which is protecting a vast gallo-roman house vestiges, the Vésone Domus. Opened since 2003, in the heart of archaeological and plants park, Vesunna offers a 3000 m2 itinerary of permanent...more
Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
20 rue du 26e Regiment D Infanterie | Parc de Vésone, 24000, Perigueux, France
Dogs not allowed in the museum so dashed around the museum in an hour whilst my partner waited outside with our dog. Very informative audio guide in English explaining the significance of the roman objects on display. Although the architecture is very impressive with clear...More
The museum has been built over a huge Roman villa with outstanding remains of frescoes decoration at the walls.
The history of the place is well described, with some 3D reconstructions.
I only regret that there were some areas closed to the visit due to...More
The archaeology of an ancient House imaginatively displayed within a cleverly conceived building built around the ancient remains, all in the compact Centre of a delightful riverside city. Whether you have an interest in the way The Romano-Gauls lived or just want somewhere different to...More
A visit to this museum was a recommendation by the hosts of the apartment we had rented. The excavations and displays were well presented and provided a good insight to the construction and architecture of the period.
A large number of archeological finds on display,...More
This is a small but perfectly formed museum giving an insight to the period and multiple finds. The audioguide was worth taking and added to the enjoyment- commentary was accessible with options of more detail if wanted.
We stumbled by accident on information about this museum and decided to visit it whilst staying in the area and we were not disappointed. It is strange that the museum closes over lunch time so we did not have a lot of time. However, we...More
The Dordogne region of France is beautiful and has much to offer. In the historic town of Perigueux you can see the preserved foundations of a substantial Roman villa beautifully housed in glass and steel. The museum contains models of the villa as it once...More