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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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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

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 63 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 24 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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condac
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited this museum during low season so enjoyed pretty much having the place to ourselves. I liked the simple, well-thoughtout presentation and chronology of the displays. One can get a good appreciation of the developments of the technologies and priorities of the times during the "pre-modern" eras. There was also an educational collection about the slave trade in Europe,... More 

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Stafford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We enjoyed this interesting museum, it gives a very good insight into the history of the region without being too highbrow. Not too big with some great exhibits, apart from the ground floor of course, which has no translation at all, obviously only of interest to the French?

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Bordeaux
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A great museum, and a real oasis on a hot day! I was amazed at the volume of artefacts on show and the space in which to enjoy them. Well worth a visit, even on a short trip to the city.

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Additional Information about Musee d'Aquitaine

Address: 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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