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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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Come discover the ancient times...

This well-arranged display of archeological findings of different eras is well put in context in the Saint Laurent Basilica. The visit path is well delimited in spite of the main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Couplefranco-jap
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Lyon, France
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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This well-arranged display of archeological findings of different eras is well put in context in the Saint Laurent Basilica. The visit path is well delimited in spite of the main corridors and stairs and offers some surprise views of the main attraction.

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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great museum, which is free to visit! You can see al lot of old items in the church with a audio tour. Nice people at the desk

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is essentially a church with the floor removed to reveal the remains of earlier buildings dating back to the earliest centuries of Christianity. It is free to visit, there is a free audio guide and the lady on the desk was really nice and helpful - when I said I could only make a very brief visit she suggested... More 

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Thank David F
Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we visited the archeological museum in Grenoble with our 2 kids age 3 and 6, and we were all really impressed. from the entrance when you are 15m into the air and overlooking the whole museum to the old graves. some archeological linked activities are available if booked in advance. great place to understand the origins of Grenoble itself.

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Edinburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We were enthralled by the atmosphere in the main exhibit. It provides a wonderful insight into the development of the region and the people that inhabited it. Free entry and audio guides in all languages (did not take one, row from wife). Greeting was wonderful and the chap was a fan of the mountains in Scotland, which are much...smaller.

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Thank frosticle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

very intersting museum telling you story of Grenoble, close to la Bastille, free of charges, you can get headphone set and make your tour by yourself!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This museum was a good visit. It was free with a free audio guide. It was interesting. About 1 hour visit. But I probably would not have gone if it was not free.

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Thank Erin N
Saint-Martin-d'Uriage, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This is an amazing museum that highlights the ancient church, while using modern technology to explain the history. It is simply necessary to give your zip code when you enter, but then the visit is free. I would say that the museum takes between 45 minutes and 1:30.

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting museum if you enjoy history. Focused from a religious perspective due to being a church but it's very well laid out and interactive. And you can't argue with the price as it's free 😄

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

If you like old churches, this is a must. To begin with, it's free. Then, the audio guide is also free and available in a range of languages. The audio guide is in sync with projections to show you the history of the beautiful old church. Amazing to see so much history in one place, and the changes in the... More 

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