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Musee Archeologique Saint-Pierre

Place Saint Pierre, 38200 Vienne, France
+33 4 74 85 20 35
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Interesting

A museum based on an old church. It is interesting to see the old Roman home objects, sculptures... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Yavuz M
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Mugla, Turkey
Wonderful collection

Old church, reputed to be a Roman basilica, full of excavated artefacts from Vienne. Some stunning... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
BrianMPowell
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Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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6 days ago
“Interesting”
19 Sep 2017
“Wonderful collection”
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Place Saint Pierre, 38200 Vienne, France
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+33 4 74 85 20 35
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A museum based on an old church. It is interesting to see the old Roman home objects, sculptures, gravestones,floor mosaics and lots of artifacts.

Thank Yavuz M
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Old church, reputed to be a Roman basilica, full of excavated artefacts from Vienne. Some stunning items here including altars, statues, mosaics, and sarcophagie. Grumpy security man but well worth seeing if you are into your history.

Thank BrianMPowell
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The first time i visited, the local Lyonnais came here for long week-ends in the country. Today, its the cuisine and archeology that adhere us to this lively city at the cross-roads of history. Hannibal, the Romans and early christians contributed immensely to the 40-odd...More

Thank Eli B
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Visiting this museum during my holidays caught me with tremendous surprise. Seeing Relics and artefact that are preserved dating back during Roman Empire push me to the edge of my curiousity. Some items were donated by benevolent archaeologist and others are found accidentally.What a beautiful...More

1  Thank Johnny C
Reviewed 10 May 2015

New museum built over a huge Roman home discovered when breaking ground for a high school in 1967. Excellent mosaics and models of Roman home(s). Outside walk the grounds. A mini-Pompei experience worth the time.

Thank philw1776
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We visited today as part of a guided tour round Vienne on a river cruise. My heart sank when we stopped outside a dirty looking church and the guide began to talk. But as we entered, what a surprise! An enormous collection of Roman atrefacts...More

2  Thank Becci C
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Easy to find this museum, which is one of the oldest churches in France built in the 5th to 6th century; It has lots of roman artefacts and sculptures and a great display of wine/oil bottles; There is some beautiful floor mosaics and some gravestones...More

2  Thank AnnandBob99
Reviewed 3 March 2013

One can get a good idea of what Roman life was like in the town nearby from the relics displayed in this museum adjacent to the "dig" area. Nothing extraordinary, but various examples of what Romans would have in their homes in a relatively far-off...More

3  Thank LWL3333
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