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Founded in 1995, Musee Departemental Arles Antique is a grand archaeological museum with a wide collection of antiques and other objects discovered in archaeological excavations. The museum displays some monumental Roman sculptures. You can take a themed tour of the exhibits, or attend seminars or workshops geared toward young visitors or students of archaeology. The museum hosts conferences on antiquity throughout the year. To visit Musee Departemental Arles Antique on your holiday in Arles, and find out what else Arles has to offer, use our Arles.
Musee Departemental Arles Antique Reviews
A beautifully presented museum with a nice setting. Great statuary and sarcophagi but best of all us the Roman boat dug out of the river. A lot to see in Arles. Complements a visit to the Colosseum... more »
Very interesting museum and well organized although very small ... Movie very explanatory on the story of the remains of the boat found in the river and all reconstituted and rebuild as new ... Great.... more »
Nice simple museum which was not crowded so can take your time to visit. Good way to get a historical overview of this specific city and region.
An absolutely superb museum, we were fascinated by the range and type of exhibits, which are well laid out and with clear information. The Roman boat, recovered from the mud of the river Rhone nearby was a particular favourite. There are also well-reconstructed mosaics and a huge number of sarcophagi The building is modern and spacious, so even though we were on a day when entry was free we did not feel crowded. Highly recommended to anyone who is even remotely interested in the times around the Roman period in Provence.
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