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Musee Archeologique

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Address: 2, place du Chateau, Strasbourg, France
Phone Number: 03 88 52 50 00
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Archeological stuff from WAY back in time!

This little museum is jam packed with all sorts of finds from 3,000 years ago and more. Very handsomely arranged in smallish rooms with nice lighting and SOME English, but not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
Leslie E
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English first
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can recommend this museum as it gives the visitor a wonderful overview of Alsatian history, from the prehistoric time to the dawn of the Middle Ages. It's so nicely and attractively organized that I think it would even be interesting for school children. The informative summaries in the exhibition rooms are in English, which is nice. I especially liked... More 

Thank Paicines
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51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This little museum is jam packed with all sorts of finds from 3,000 years ago and more. Very handsomely arranged in smallish rooms with nice lighting and SOME English, but not too much. So, if you are fluent in French, I say definitely go here!! If not, you can figure out a lot of it, and it's still fascinating, but... More 

Thank Leslie E
Cowichan Valley, B.C.
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107 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Huge collection but very accessible - well-displayed, -documented, -restored, - history very well brought to life.

Thank jhsheep
Victoria, Canada
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85 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Very interesting museum taking you from the Roman era through... has fabulous artifacts and well displayed (even though it's the basement) and it's well worth the visit. Like how it's displayed by year/age. The7 and 9 year olds found it a bit boring, more for the teenage crowd

Thank CfromV
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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896 reviews
601 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 659 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I believe this is a good museum but it needs to be something you are really passionate about or in the mood for a classroom presentations. While the museum is worthy and a clear effort has been made to show you some very good representations of the settling of the area to the stone works and findings of the local... More 

Thank ExplorerXYZ
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56 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This important collection has some excellent finds, particularly the stone axes. The display boards need some refreshing ( not turning into interactive Disney play stations!), but there are a lot more recent materials from the Alsace, that are not recorded here and really should be. The toilets are hidden in the basemen with no notice on them at all, so... More 

1 Thank 898876
Fort Worth, TX
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117 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I like the Roman stuff and early medieval period as well. Located in the Palace Rohan on the bottom floors and it is well worth the visit if your into this sort of stuff. Not the largest collection, especially of the Roman period considering there was a large Roman encampment/fort in the area for many years, but what they do... More 

2 Thank gdmyers
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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562 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 537 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I found this to be a well-rounded archeological museum, which told the story of Alsace's cultural and geological aspects. I especially enjoyed the section on funeral rites with displays of graves covered with glass. There was a lot of written information in French, but the script was often very small and it was a real pain to read. Only a... More 

1 Thank Sunny W
Tripoli, Lebanon
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71 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Ok a typical archeologic museum ... Some important collections ... Nice for the ones who are interested in these things ... So calm ... Nice ambiance

Thank User U
Oklahoma City, OK
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65 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

This museum has some really cool artifacts, including human and animal skeletons, pottery, weapons, tools, and much more. The admission to this museum was only 3 euro, and there was a ton to see. I wish I spoke German, because nearly all of the information was in German. I would have enjoyed it more if they had an English information... More 

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