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Musee Ephebe

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Address: Mas de la Clape, 34300 Cap-d'Agde, Agde, France
Phone Number: 04 67 94 69 60
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Very interesting museum

We visted in the morning. It is only open 10-12 and then 2 - 5 on most days. I think it is open at weekends as well. It cost us €6 for seniors and we each hired an audio guide... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
DoreenH_10
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We visted in the morning. It is only open 10-12 and then 2 - 5 on most days. I think it is open at weekends as well. It cost us €6 for seniors and we each hired an audio guide. It was all very interesting and it was amazing to see how much had been recovered from the wrecked cargoes.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Pleasant afternoon in a smart little museum. Some good artifacts - more an hour's visit than anything though.

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Thank Loughers
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
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69 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Excellent interpretation of historical and nautical finds from around the area. Good showcase for the area and very friendly staff.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We arrived about a hour before lunch closing and the staff told us we wouldn't have time to "do" the museum and offered us an open ticket for the day. We were short on time so decided to rush around - big mistake! This place is packed with ancient gems, of which the quality is superb. The bronzes are amazing,... More 

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Thank IanandGilly
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We went to the museum basically because it was raining, a rare event this summer, and we were surprised and delighted. In the middle of an industrial-sized beach resort, here is an oasis of culture! Beautifully and accessibly presented as well as scholarly, it gives you a totally different angle on the Agde area, from the first century BC onwards.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Fantastic exhibit, beautifully laid-out. The amphorae are amazing; mosaic stunning, and that is before you see the famous statue. Great history. Price - a bargain. Audio guide is well worth it (only 2 Euro!). This place deserves a visit and support.

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1 Thank Eric T
Agde, France
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9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Plenty of parking, excellant access for the handicapped, something new seems to be discovered regularly so it is not a 'stuffy' museum

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Thank Rigs80
Glasgow
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58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Was a wet day in d'Agde when we decided to pay a visit to the museum. €5 entry each but would definitely advise getting an audio guide at €2 as there is very little in the way of English translation and without it you'll miss so much of the fascinating history. I wasn't really sure that a museum of artefacts... More 

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Clint, Texas
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Agde is a shortened form of the Greek Agathe Tyche, meaning good fortune, so named several thousand years ago. Most finds are accidental, Agde is no exception as the Greek artifacts were fished out of the river where they were thrown to avoid capture. What is not accidental is the charming museum housing the artifacts. Clever lighting and visitor-friendly exhibits... More 

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london
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171 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Easy parking, helpful staff. English audio guide available. Amazing amounts of items recently found off the coast. Museum was bigger than I had been expecting.

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