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A bridge to the past

Visited during 'free time' in the course of a group river cruise. It's across the Pont de Lattre de... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter B
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Not to be missed

Beautifully presented Roman artefacts, marble inscriptions, mosaics. Pretty short of Rome the best... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
Mike P
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Route Departementale 386, 69560 Saint-Romain-en-Gal, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited during 'free time' in the course of a group river cruise. It's across the Pont de Lattre de Tassigny, a 10 minute walk from the main attractions in the town but very well worth the effort. A large open-air site to explore with a...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Beautifully presented Roman artefacts, marble inscriptions, mosaics. Pretty short of Rome the best I have seen. Interesting concealed in the hill beside the roman theatres but with a couple of apertures that overlook the remains. Very goof audio guide. Allow a couple of hours

Thank Mike P
Reviewed February 20, 2017

This Museum offers good insights how People built and lived Vienne twothousand years ago. Very impressed by the size of warehouses and amount of trade, which did bring a lot of wealth to this part of the Roman empire. Highly recommend to go through the...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed October 21, 2016

This museum (both indoor and outdoor) displays roman era mosaics, wine jars and remains of warehouses and pavilion. The mosaics are particularly nice and detailed. You can get an audioguide in different languages. There is a dedicated parking lot.

Thank Couplefranco-jap
Reviewed October 6, 2016

I agree with all the previous comments. As you admire the architecture of this modern museum, you will be amazed by the numerous wonders –mosaics, vessels and other artifacts- that witness the cultural wealth and influence of the Roman Empire in the local place of...More

Thank Maxime1795
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Superb museum, covering both inside and external displays of the Roman occupation over the 300 years. Headsets available that provide multi language commentary of the exhibits, guides available to answer any questions. You require a minimum of 2hours to cover the site, including the garden...More

Thank Graham Anthony R
Reviewed May 9, 2016

I love architecture!!! The Musee Gallo Romain was full of real, local artifacts. You won't feel overwhelmed. It's just the right size and if you're feeling cooped up inside you can easily walk around the ruins outside. It was very similar (on a smaller scale)...More

Thank rleNewEngland
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Comprehensive museum of Roman ruins and mosaics. Incredible models depicting structures as they would have been in the 1st century. Expect to spend the good part of an afternoon taking it all in. You will be exhausted, mentally and physically, but it will have been...More

Thank BronsterMonster22
Reviewed September 13, 2015

The perfect complement to your visit to the Roman ruins. Some impressive statuary and mosaic floors.Very clean with lots of space, and great views of the ruins next door.

Thank divefan
Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

In a picturesque setting next to the Rhone river this modern building hosts a deconstructed Roman villa. In separate parts are reconstructed mosaics and wall paintings from a variety of villas put together to make up a pretend villa. The craftsmanship is superb. Outside is...More

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Sheila H
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
We were on a river cruise and our boat moored at Vienne. It's a small town and the attractions are walkable from the centre. There is a train station but I don't know what it connects to. I suggest you look online.
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ChrisLowestoft42
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Couplefranco-jap | Reviewed this property |
The Vienne museum is bigger, with an emphasis on mosaics. Much easier to park a car, too.
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