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Archaeological Museum

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Address: Place Saint-Laurent, 38000 Grenoble, France
Phone Number: 04 76 44 78 68
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the archaeological enclosure and the artifacts only helps you understand the living history that is Grenoble. Of course this is important in any trip - since many places like... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

the archaeological enclosure and the artifacts only helps you understand the living history that is Grenoble. Of course this is important in any trip - since many places like Grenoble are a layer cake of artifacts and cultures to the present day. The museum has an underground Gingrich are the remains of Gallo-Roman and early Medieval Grenoble. It is well... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Please note that Pepe500 has confused his recollections of Grenoble museums (it's easily done!) His review below is of Grenoble's Natural History Museum, which is located in the Park Mistral. The Archaeological Museum is located on the other side of the river, in the St Laurent church. It is a superb museum and well worth a visit on its own... More 

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Grenoble, France
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I wish to recommend one of the best historic and cultural place from Grenoble, in the French Alps. You could find a very special ambience... Morever, the entrance is free. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mus%C3%A9e-arch%C3%A9ologique-de-Grenoble/364869429937?ref=ts&fref=ts

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Great excavation and most impressive design engineering to be able to handle visitors to walk through this entire museum.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I thought I was going into yet another historic church. Surprise - the interior had been excavated down to crypts and mausoleum that were from 400AD! Well explained history and, I thought, fascinating.

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Fortaleza, CE
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The museum is the exhibition of the excavation of an old church. It is free and it is nicely displayed. If you have time, take a look.

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Naples, Italy
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14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I found this museum by accident while we were walking in the park of the mistral, the cost to visit the museum is definitely an incentive to speak well, there are many artifacts stuffed animal species that lived in the surrounding mountains, a beautiful section devoted to insects, an area dedicated to the explanation of the rock formation, and finally... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We've been visiting this extraordinary museum for years, every time we come through Grenoble. Each year there's more and more to see. Something for every member of the family. Adults will appreciate the clear historical and archaeological explanations, while the children will love the skeletons. Highly recommended!

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Really worth the visit: layers of medieval churches on top of Roman remains. Fascinating and Free! Also, not overwhelming: a short hour visit and you get a lot!

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Howrah, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The museum stands on the banks of River Isere and is definitely worth a visit. You can complete two trips at the same time, The museum and Fort Bastille. It is located on the historic site of Saint Laurent. The amazing museum harbors the crypt and is very haunting. I would recommend taking the self-guided tour which will explain you... More 

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