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Musee de l'Arles et de la Provence Antique

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Address: Presqu'ile du Cirque Romain, 13635 Arles, France
Phone Number: +33 4 13 31 51 03
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History come alive

The Roman settlement in Arles left behind countless treasures recently excavated and on display at this fine museum with generous parking space on the outskirts of the city... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The Roman settlement in Arles left behind countless treasures recently excavated and on display at this fine museum with generous parking space on the outskirts of the city center. The signage is exellent and the layout of the exhibitions inviting.

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was an option when on our last Viking River Cruise, and I am SO glad my husband persuaded me to take it. We were flabbergasted. The museum itself is huge -- almost a city block! Their layout of the huge floor mosaics and many other items allows you to view from the upper walkways & it gives a great... More 

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SouthWest
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Some interesting aretefacts close to town, rather expensive to get in unless you have bought the 11 euro pass

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This was by far our favorite museum stop ini Arles. You have a grand sense of life during the time of the Roman occupation. The recently discovered 2000 year old boat, uncovered in the sea, was absolutely fantastic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Very interesting local musuem housing Roman artifacts. Must see when in Arles. (You should consider buying Arles' equivalent of the Museum Pass if you plan to do more than 1 thing, since it pays off very quickly and is good for 30 days.) The location is a walk from town of about 15 minutes. The walkway along the river is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Particularly impressed by the recently discovered 2000 year old boat. And simply understanding that this town and region was occupied by Romans once... marvelously presented.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We thought this place was great, all the roman remains are of such a high standard. The boat is amazing, it's huge and the video about how they found it very interesting. This is a must visit it you're in Arles.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Beautifully laid out and wonderful social history of 2500 years of Arles - the addition of the Arles 3 Barge is just amazing and brings one face-to-face with commerce, people and products from ages ago - Ask for the English-language brochure- it's really helpful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

If you like Antics you will like this quite modern Museum, which explain very well how people were living during the Roman period in this part of France. Some piece are major Roman antics "Chef d'Oeuvre" find in the Rhone river. What we like the most was really the very interesting antics vessels that you can see in a very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were told that we needed to visit this relatively new museum at the end of the city of Arles. So glad that we did stop. It's a big contemporary building and it is very spacious. The entry price is not expensive (8 Eur) for the information and type of museum. It was very informative. Unfortunately all of the exhibits... More 

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