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Musee Archeologique Saint-Pierre

Place Saint Pierre, 38200 Vienne, France
+33 4 74 85 20 35
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Rustic interior punctuated by shafts of light to create magical play on stone, arches and broken columns.

The first time i visited, the local Lyonnais came here for long week-ends in the country. Today... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Eli B
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Sydney, Australia
"unbelievable Experience"

Visiting this museum during my holidays caught me with tremendous surprise. Seeing Relics and... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2015
Johnny C
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
29 Mar 2016
“Rustic interior punctuated by shafts of light to create magical play on stone, arches and broken columns.”
18 Sep 2015
“"unbelievable Experience"”
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Place Saint Pierre, 38200 Vienne, France
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+33 4 74 85 20 35
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

The first time i visited, the local Lyonnais came here for long week-ends in the country. Today, its the cuisine and archeology that adhere us to this lively city at the cross-roads of history. Hannibal, the Romans and early christians contributed immensely to the 40-odd...More

Thank Eli B
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Visiting this museum during my holidays caught me with tremendous surprise. Seeing Relics and artefact that are preserved dating back during Roman Empire push me to the edge of my curiousity. Some items were donated by benevolent archaeologist and others are found accidentally.What a beautiful...More

1  Thank Johnny C
Reviewed 10 May 2015

New museum built over a huge Roman home discovered when breaking ground for a high school in 1967. Excellent mosaics and models of Roman home(s). Outside walk the grounds. A mini-Pompei experience worth the time.

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Reviewed 1 April 2015

We visited today as part of a guided tour round Vienne on a river cruise. My heart sank when we stopped outside a dirty looking church and the guide began to talk. But as we entered, what a surprise! An enormous collection of Roman atrefacts...More

2  Thank Becci C
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Easy to find this museum, which is one of the oldest churches in France built in the 5th to 6th century; It has lots of roman artefacts and sculptures and a great display of wine/oil bottles; There is some beautiful floor mosaics and some gravestones...More

2  Thank AnnandBob99
Reviewed 2 March 2013

One can get a good idea of what Roman life was like in the town nearby from the relics displayed in this museum adjacent to the "dig" area. Nothing extraordinary, but various examples of what Romans would have in their homes in a relatively far-off...More

3  Thank LWL3333
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