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Museum of History and Archaeology (Musee d'Histoire et d'Archeologie)

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Address: Rue des Carmes 8, Tournai 7500, Belgium

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Not a lot to see, but nicely exhibited

This is a museum a bit outside the city centre. It has 3 floors. Bottom floor is the roman era, and as you go higher you go back in the past. There is not a lot to see, but... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2015
Tom_Ottantatre
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Zuienkerke, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tournai is an old city, and that is reflected in the archeological collection. There are items made of bone, Roman bronze sculptures, lamps, and vases, and much more. Remarkable items are a glass shaped like grapes (I saw another one in Tienen, and there it was mentioned that it is very rare in these regions), a Gallo-Roman sarcophagus, Merovingian glass... More 

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Zuienkerke, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 June 2015

This is a museum a bit outside the city centre. It has 3 floors. Bottom floor is the roman era, and as you go higher you go back in the past. There is not a lot to see, but everything is nicely put in cupboards with a brief explanation. If you pass by, stop for it, but don't make a... More 

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Reviewed 16 January 2015

This place is amazing. Incredibly rich local collections that show the evolution of man across many thousands of years, all from the area! Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 24 August 2012

We went in at 2 p.m. and were the first visitors of the day. Only costs 2 Euros, but you will be done in less than half an hour. Some interesting stuff, but stretching it a bit thin,

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