Musee d'Archeologie Nationale, Saint-Germain-en-Laye

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Musee d'Archeologie Nationale is a royal palace first built by Louis VI and currently houses the magnificent National Museum of Archaeology. You can view secrets of prehistory, the Iron Age, and Gaul within an old-fashioned château, a long-time grand residence of the Kings of France. As you continue outside, garden terraces offer an amazing view of greater Paris.

The museum exhibits around 30,000 archaeological objects, making it one of the most magnificent collections in Europe, and these objects are divided into seven collections. When you’re finished here, the Saint-Louis chapel, which adjoins the château, is not to be missed. It is a masterpiece of classic gothic architecture. Our Saint-Germain-en-Laye route maker makes visiting Musee d'Archeologie Nationale and other Saint-Germain-en-Laye attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I almost gave four stars for the potential that is in the collection. This is a museum that badly needs a refresh. It probably has not been updated in decades. It was once called the Museum of... 
    I almost gave four stars for the potential that is in the collection. This is a museum that badly needs a refresh. It probably has not been updated in decades. It was once called the Museum of...  more »
  • these are customers who took me to this pretty park with its beautiful castle, beautiful sun, pleasant 
    these are customers who took me to this pretty park with its beautiful castle, beautiful sun, pleasant  more »
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  • Nice restoration of the castle. Lovely chapel and courtyard. We did not visit the exhibits which are historical to the Gaul period. (Were in town to visit friends so had no time.)
  • Beautiful town, peaceful and quaint. People were nice and cafes so full of energy. I loved watching the happy people take their time to spend together! Noone sat inside but enjoyed the weather outdoors - it was picturesque!

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