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Vesunna, Perigueux

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History Museum · Landmark
Built around the ruins of a first-century Roman home, Vesunna preserves and protects this piece of history, while educating visitors about era. The home and several artifacts from daily life were discovered in 1959. The museum--a glass and steel structure with an umbrella-like roof--opened in 2003. From raised catwalks, you can see models and descriptions of what the house looked like in its heyday. You also can learn about the Roman city that once existed here. Find out how to plan Perigueux trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • This excavation/museum was an exceptionally unique look into life of a wealthy man in the Roman era. Situated over the remains of the Domus' home it explains the era, the structure, the heating...  more »
  • Interesting insight into the history of Perigueux, the family must have been rich to afford that villa!!! If you like Roman history this is a must visit  more »

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