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Musee Archeologique

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Address: 5 rue Docteur Maret, 21000, Dijon, France
Phone Number: 03-80-30-88-54
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Worthwhile to visit when in Dijon

The Musee Archeolgique has a lovely display of Roman "finds" in Dijon - beautifully displayed. Unfortunately no signage in English which makes the visit less educational if you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2016
Gayle M
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Totally worth a stop if you like a bit of history for the local area. From the neolithic to the gaulish celts to the romans and then the franks there a bit of everything. Some great statuary, and a really impressive setting for the whole thing.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

The Musee Archeolgique has a lovely display of Roman "finds" in Dijon - beautifully displayed. Unfortunately no signage in English which makes the visit less educational if you don't happen to be fluent in French. Still recommended

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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The statuary here is amazing. Situated next to the cathedral, it it easy to access. I was disappointed, tho, that the statue of the Roman god Crepitus previously in old Talant wasn't there as I read it was.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Good quality exhibits covering a diverse range of timeframes housed on 3 floors and should give something of interest to most people. Stairs were a bit of a hike especially to the top floor. Atmospheric Setting in the ground floor catacombs were most interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Be prepared to use your french for the exhibition. Very interesting and very well presented. A very interesting contrast between the old abbey and the roman artifacts. Really enjoyed. Only need less than an hour to see.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

We picked it as a pre lunch activity. After checking in, the tour starts on the second floor. There are tools, jewlery, vases, weapons, glass items. The most imares I've was a lare gold bracelet. The first floor appeared closed for renovation. The cellar was ancient with pillars supporting the building. It only cost time, so enjoy.

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Rehovot, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

The first (underground, or maybe just low first floor) gives you a notion of how dark and cramped buildings were in the Middle Ages, even for the monks, who, even if they themselves were nominally poor, had the best infrastructure of anybody. The archeological explanations are interesting, and the price is right (free). Worth 20 minutes on a hot Sunday.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We visited this museum and entered because it was free. 2 floors of statues, graphs, artifacts from paleo period. It is all in French but a nice stop on the Owl trail to warm up.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is an ancient abbey that has been turned into a small museum with statues of various historical persons. It's free and on the main tourist path so it's worth a stop.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The museum is set in a peaceful garden with huge trees, beside the Cathedral. It has a very interesting collection, housed on two floors, and a small selection of postcards and other souvenirs.

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