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Address: Archeonlaan 1, 2408 ZB Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
Phone Number:
+31 172 447 744
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Back to the future! Gladiators ready!

Wonderful day for the family. Literally step back in time and enjoy your journey. So many different attractions to see and do, we thoroughly enjoyed our day at Archeon! One... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Laurens H
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful day for the family. Literally step back in time and enjoy your journey. So many different attractions to see and do, we thoroughly enjoyed our day at Archeon! One problem, the waiting times to get in. This needs to be 'smoothed out' so that people can through quicker and easier. Took us more than 30 minutes to get to... More 

Thank Laurens H
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been 3 times now and had a great time every time. There are lots of activities to do, things to see and history to learn about the past. The toilet facilities are good and there are places to buy food and drink. Would highly recommend.

Thank Victoria W
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place to visit with kids of all ages. Many activities, Gladiators show, friendly staff, good atmosphere. Definitely recommend to visit.

Thank Алена Н
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Archeon is a very interesting place to visit.You can learn a lot about historie and take part in activities.

Thank 965mh
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

In this real life History theme park you can experience how people lived in the past ages. Three main periods are represented: Prehistory, The Roman era and the Middle ages. You can visit many truth-based remakes of houses, sanctuaries, but even a real Roman Thermal spa and amphitheater where lots of demonstrations are given like: gladiator fights or predator bird... More 

Thank 492wimz
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40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The park is not so big, it's a kind of museum park. There's enough things to see and experience for young and old, from Prehistory to Middle Ages. Very interesting to see real people dress up and do daily work in tents, cottages, houses, village in old time. I got the feeling back the history time or saw actives in... More 

Thank Tran K
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I love this park. It is small but ver well built. We had a birthday party for our daughter there when she turned 10 and they really had fun. Actors are people obviously passionate about history and what they do.Kids have the best of time and really learn something while having fun. Best when the weather is nice, or at... More 

Thank Elisabeth J
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35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Archeon with kids (8 and 11) and found it so real and touchable that you all learn something even if you don't read any of the signs. There's an activity pass but we didn't do it. It was Roman weekend, so we saw jousting and gladiator fights - very cool. Only downside was the restaurant in the Roman village.... More 

Thank AmsterdamBrigitte
Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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78 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We visit at least twice every year, it a stress free day out. You see how folks lived throughout the gases in the Netherlands from bronze to middle ages. The activities are always well organized. We loved the gladiator event at the arena and we met the August Legion from the UK who camped there and were educating folks on... More 

Thank pip12uk
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great place for kids and for for the parents. Activities and place are very well kept and players do very good job. Well worth 3 or 4 hours. Just note that the gladiator show may be in the afternoon so if you come in the morning don't promise it to the kids...

Thank Asaf H

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