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Musee d'Archeologie Nationale et Domaine

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Address: Place Charles de Gaulle, 78105 St-Germain-en-Laye, France
Phone Number: +33 1 39 10 13 00
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On a cold, rainy Sunday afternoon in St Germain en Laye there isn't loads to do so given we live a few minutes away we went for a look around. Interesting way to spend a few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 March 2016
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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Builders operating noisy irritating equipment, staff being driven out of their minds by the racket. They still charge full admission despite the dust and noise. It's a bit of an affront don't you think? There's a fascinating German WW2 bunker at the Paris end of the building. It's worth a look, at least there's no building work going on there.... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The Archaeology Museum is well worth the visit as it is one of the few Museums we have come across that expands the eras from pre-neolithic to the Iron Age sequentially and under one roof. It was a shame there were no audio guides or translations for non French speaking visitors as I am sure our visit would have been... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

On a cold, rainy Sunday afternoon in St Germain en Laye there isn't loads to do so given we live a few minutes away we went for a look around. Interesting way to spend a few hours learning all about the history on mankind.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I visited on a Monday afternoon. Inside the beautiful building, the museum was a real disappointment. The staff at the ticket counter were friendly, but explained that staff cuts meant that each day only a few rooms were open. That day, the paleolithic and neolithic rooms were open. I saw two guides during my visit, neither of which made any... More 

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Abington, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

As part of our Viking River Cruise we visited this beautiful building. Walk around the grounds, nice view of river. A nice walk into town. It is fantastic to see this construction.

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Le Pecq, France
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

There is an impressive collection of artifacts in this lovely building and you can have the pleasure of not having big crowds. I personally prefer the wow effect of dinosaurs and other visual art so this was not my thing

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

if you are in Paris and you are interested in Palaeolithic Archaeology then this is the museum for you (since the museu de l Homme is still closed). If you don't speak French you will propably have a problem cause all the informations are only in French. You have to go down the hall where the megakeros bones are, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

I recommend the museum. I spend four hours soaking in the exhibits and a couple more walking around the town. I nice 1/2 day spend out of Paris.

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Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015

Before l start, there is no denying that this is an impressive collection. If you love rows and rows of similar things and are impressed by quantity then you will love this place. The exterior of the museum is magnificent to say the least but inside almost all the original features have been covered by stud walls and cabinetry. There... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

Part of the museum visit included a Greek exhibition which has been extended to February. The museum itself in the very impressive royal castle of St. Germain-en-Laye was very extensive. Our favourite display was a virtual complete Mosaique called Mosaique de Saint Roman-en-gal(Rhone) to see the whole museum you need to set aside at least three hours.

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