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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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Brilliant if a little spooky

This place is more like a visit to an archeological dig than a museum. The layers of the church have been peeled back so that you can see the successive buildings, right from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is more like a visit to an archeological dig than a museum. The layers of the church have been peeled back so that you can see the successive buildings, right from the earliest crypt in 521AD through to the most modern. Despite entering at ground level, you are entering the church's gallery and then walk through the building,... More 

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

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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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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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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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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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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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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