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St. Romain-en-Gal

Vienne, France
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Ranked #1 of 8 attractions in Vienne
Type: Ancient Ruins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

A modern museum that mixes a very good collection of local Roman finds with full scale reproduction items and helpful models. Very well laid out with a mixture of inside and outside exhibits. Bonus is that the museum is free on Thursdays

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

A modern museum that mixes a very good collection of local Roman finds with full scale reproduction items and helpful models. Very well laid out with a mixture of inside and outside exhibits. Bonus is that the museum is free on Thursdays

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I especially liked the museum, which is located on the archaeological site. It displays findings from the site and nearby sites to explain you the Roman history of the city of Vienne. This is done in a didactical and original way, not only providing insight in the Roman society, but also providing insight in the archaeological research and the uncertainties... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2009

While staying with family in Lyon at Easter, we fancied a day out in the pleasant sunshine, and went to the Musee Gallo Romain at St Romain en Gal, Vienne. We were very pleasantly surprised by the extent of the site and what there was to see, compared with many archaeological attractions we have visited in the past. It was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2008

I have travelled in and around this part of France for many years, but had not visited the gallo-romaine museum and site at St Romain-en-Gal until November this year, 2008. This can be explained by the fact that this wonderful site does not appear to be well publicized The museum is one of the best of its kind that I... More

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2008

This site just across the river from Vienne France gives one an excellent experience as to what a Roman City looked like. Inside the Museum there are artifacts that have been found on the site. The descriptions are available in all languges and let you move along at your own pace. Once outside on the actual "dig" you get to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2004

Having friends in Vienne, I have visited there many times. The city itself is worth a visit, charming and old style. Wonderful Roman ruins throughout the town and other sites that make a day delightful. Across the river is my favorite, the site of an old Roman city from when France was still Gaul. Though the buildings are of course... More

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