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Museum of Archaeology (Musee cantonal d'archeologie)

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Address: Place de la Majorie 12, Sion 1950, Switzerland
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+41 27 606 47 00

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Well preserved and informative

Housed inside the walls of an old fortified basilica this archeological (really more historical and archeological) museum was a great way to pass an hour and a half visiting Sion... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Housed inside the walls of an old fortified basilica this archeological (really more historical and archeological) museum was a great way to pass an hour and a half visiting Sion. The interior walks you through a variety of historical periods flthe region has experienced - from early human settlement through the bronze age, the Roman period and the layer medieval... More 

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Rabat, Morocco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Went with my to children up the hill to the castle and into the museum (for free with the Raiffeisen pass). The museum is a labyrinth o froom stracing the history of the castle, bishopric and town through history, with some wonderful artefacts, exhibits and stories. The staff are very helpful and the children received a Museum Passport. The café... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Certainly a place for detailed history of Valais. Wonderfully well preserved medieval art peaces and very well explained historical social life. You can't miss it when visiting the famous "Château de Valère", facing the ruins of Tourbillon. Images you forget that soon!

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Reviewed 21 July 2012

We went to this museum and liked it very much. we had a nice tour there. We saw a lot of archaelogical stuff there. Nice display of the work there. i had heard a\bout this place. My friend had been here before. So i went to this place and o liked it very munch...

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Reviewed 7 February 2012

Valais' archaeological history to see thru objects and reconstructions.

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