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Archeon

Archeonlaan 1, 2408 ZB Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
+31 172 447 744
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Historical Values.

Theme parc on lots of acres with the focus on prehistoric times untill the Middle Ages. From... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jan Willem K
Back to prehistoric, medieval and Roman times in half a day

Visiting the Archeon is worth the trip. We visited it on a sunny day. Parking isn't free and I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
daxc
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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“middle ages” (13 reviews)
“stone age” (6 reviews)
“roman period” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Archeonlaan 1, 2408 ZB Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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+31 172 447 744
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"middle ages"
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"stone age"
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"roman period"
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"iron age"
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"life history"
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"hands on activities"
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"takes place"
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"different eras"
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"learn something"
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"an amazing experience"
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"theme park"
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"gladiator fights"
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"end of the day"
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"all sorts"
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"all ages"
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"museum"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Theme parc on lots of acres with the focus on prehistoric times untill the Middle Ages. From Hunters shelters to a middle age monastry, so plenty to see and do in a relaxed environment. Interactive with supporting actors dressed in time related clothes. Educational for...More

Thank Jan Willem K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the Archeon is worth the trip. We visited it on a sunny day. Parking isn't free and I advise to look online for discounted tickets. It is worth the search. The park has 3 sections. Prehistoric, medieval and Roman times. The different sections are...More

Thank daxc
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

This is a very interesting museum looking at Dutch life from pre-historic through to the Middle Ages. Staff are dressed in character and there are many activities for children such as archery; paddling a dug-out canoe and having a Roman massage. Most staff can speak...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

I had so much fun visiting Archeon. It is definitely a step into times past. As you walk through Archeon, you end up visiting different eras. It was definitely a hands on learning experience, that was so much fun. It beats sitting in a classroom...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

One can spend a full day exploring how ancestors lived and listening to the very knowledgeable guides. All the buildings are reconstructions based on archaeological excavations in the Netherlands. As such they are spot on. We visited in winter, and as such there were no...More

Thank Alex J
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

This open-air museum exhibits a number of reconstructions of actual archaeological finds such as a mesolithic hunter-gatherers camp, and farms from the Neolithic, Bronze age and iron Age, as well as splendid buildings from the Roman Period (such as a real size temple, bath house,...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

We were at Archeon for a week during the Roman Festival which takes place during the first two weeks of August. This was an amazing experience. It's such a unique feeling to be surrounded by such an authentic environment, even down to recreated Roman latrines....More

Thank David R
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Entrance fees are already steep, so why charge exorbitant €6,95. We're not located centrally so parking fee feels unnecessary. That said, we arrived in the afternoon. With our Museumkaart free entrance. Great addition to the museumkaart! Quite a stunning place. Nicely laid out by era....More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

We had a great day out in Archeon despite being from Scotland and having no Dutch! The park itself is beautifully designed, interactive and educationally engaging. Our 19 yr old son, Jack,has Downs Syndrome and he enjoyed making wooden bracelets, being a roman Legionnaire and...More

Thank IsTagg
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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful day for the family. Literally step back in time and enjoy your journey. So many different attractions to see and do, we thoroughly enjoyed our day at Archeon! One problem, the waiting times to get in. This needs to be 'smoothed out' so that...More

Thank Laurens H
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