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Well organized museum with scientificaly correct information

Very well organized museum on human evolution and the Gallo-Roman period of Tongeren and around... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SeimenBurum
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Stonehenge exhibit

Very interesting as we visited Stonehenge more than 20 yeats ago. The new insights gave us another... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
patrickatm
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Permanent exhibition: 'From neanderthal to Gallo-Roman' Discover the multifaceted story of man in the Limburg region: from prehistory to the end of the Roman period. Familiarize yourself with the major transition points and marvel at more than 2,000...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Kielenstraat 15, Tongeren 3700, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well organized museum on human evolution and the Gallo-Roman period of Tongeren and around. You start the tour through the museum at displays about the earliest origin of hominids millions of years ago and travel along with them through time. Everywhere are good informative...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting as we visited Stonehenge more than 20 yeats ago. The new insights gave us another look on why 3500 years ago thousands of people started building this monument. Will we ever now the whole story? Probably not.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice modern museum that explains the local history from Neanderthals to the Romans via video and beautiful displays.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

Temporary exhibition on Stonehenge is very interesting. That's on top of the regular exhibit. Not to be missed when there

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

Must see for human history and evolution. Kid friendly and affordable option for all. The exhibits were very well made, the integrated technology worked well with most information provided in multiple languages. Recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The museum is very interesting due of its excellent way to give the visitor short bits of relevant information through a free audioguide. Walking along through history, it tells the story of Tongeren, the oldest Belgian city, in an interesting manner. In 2011 it had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

The museum is fun for the whole family. The lifesized statues, the interactive displays and all the pieces on display give you a good idea of what life was like, from the days of the cavemen all the way up to the days of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Interesting and educational exhibitions. A fun way to learn more about the Stone Age -the Roman Empire and Tongeren. It's well explained and there are a lot of interactive devices. I think that this is a great activity for kids as well. The Gallo- Roman...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChristinaBurdock
Reviewed July 26, 2018

interesting overvieuw of human history , with very good explanations , B U T , if you do not know the the netherland language , you will find some difficulty to understand wath they mean with their exponats

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Guido R
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Visiting the museum is a good way to pass some time and learn some history. With us only having to pay €1 for the entry to the permanent exhibition it was well worth its money. Would recommend.

Date of experience: March 2018
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