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Musee d'Aquitaine

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Address: 20 cours Pasteur, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: 05 56 01 51 00
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Description: Easily accessible by tram (line B). Has a replica of lescaux that we all...
Easily accessible by tram (line B). Has a replica of lescaux that we all read about in college Art History class. (lescaux farther and now restricted or closed. Fun museum which brought our whole visit together.
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Classic museum

This museum beautifully presents archeology, history and ethnography . We especially enjoyed a series of photographs taken in the late 19 th to early 20 th centuries... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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New York City, New York
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This museum covers the region from prehistoric times through 1940 with a wide range of artifacts, supporting information and photos. Currently there's also a worthwhile exhibit of Arnaudin's work from the decades around the turn of the century. I wish I had planned double the time for my visit.

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Diss
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This large museum has a wealth of information and artefacts on show. You follow an unerring route through history room-by-room so nothing is missed out (a little bit like traversing an Ikea store). We briskly walked through Roman and medieval sections and paused for longer at the modern era displays.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Wonderful museum. I was especially lucky to be there for the temporay photography exhibit of Felix Cailhou form the 1800's . I was entralled. Hos work is sublime and to learn of his devotion...sometimes YEARS that it took him to bring each image to life was incredible. All pf the museum is a wonderful time line of this incredible part... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This museum beautifully presents archeology, history and ethnography . We especially enjoyed a series of photographs taken in the late 19 th to early 20 th centuries docuementing the landscape before the government turned the land into pine forests.

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This museum is designed so that you walk through Aquitaine history from the stone ages. If you do not read French or if multiple examples of stone ax blades do not do much for you, I recommend you walk quickly to the section on the medieval history and beyond. The sections on the development of Bordeaux from the 16th C... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Really well laid out Museum. You start with the early history of the Bordeaux region - stone tools etc and follow the path through Roman, Medieval to more modern times. Lot of interesting objects from all periods.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had read that this was the Museum to see in Bordeaux. However, after half an hour we were both irritated and frustrated by the lack of a coherent context for the exhibits. There was too much about the archaeologists life stories and too little about the items themselves, where they had been found, how they were interrelated and what... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Similar to most museums of this kind, the displays are well laid out. It would have been interesting to see more modern history but a new section appeared to be under construction.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Because we were left w/ some time before our train departed we decided to give it a go to this one; according to reviews, as we already explored most of the town. Museum has many artifacts w/ many explanations. Unfortunately in ground floor only in french. Also has some modern art in between artifacts. What has modern art w/ stones... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

4€ ENTREE well laid out going through the ages open Sunday all artifacts found in & around D,Aquitaine also story of the development of Bordeaux

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Additional Information about Musee d'Aquitaine

Address: 20 cours Pasteur, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: 05 56 01 51 00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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