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Musee Departemental Arles Antique

av de la 1ere DIV Fr Libre | Presqu'île du Cirque Romain, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 13 31 51 03
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Small-Group Arles, Camargue and Aigues-Mortes Day Trip from Avignon
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“mosaic floors” (10 reviews)
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av de la 1ere DIV Fr Libre | Presqu'île du Cirque Romain, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 13 31 51 03
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Just outside of the very old and historic setting of Arles, this museum is set in a very modern building that makes it a little different from most places you can visit in Arles. The barge that had been retrieved from the river being the...More

1  Thank TimBeg
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I enjoyed this museum. It presented a very good history of the area with a lot of artifacts and models. I particularly enjoyed the captivating film on the recovery and preservation of an ancient Roman barge discovered in the Rhone River in Arles. The barge...More

Thank CaperJR
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We spent half a day in the museum and could have spent longer there. There is a lot of detailed information, for those who like to know a lot about each exhibit, which starts in prehistoric Arles and goes through significant Roman finds and history,...More

Thank MinkusMe
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The museum is modern, light and airy and provides a wonderful backdrop for the Roman artefacts. For example the large fragments of pillars allowed one to envisage the complete item because of the scale of the building. What came across strongly to me was the...More

Thank JMP49
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This museum does not stop to amuse me. It has it all: from an antique Roman vessel, more than enough to entertain the small ones, to the most majestic mosaics, for a more refined interest. Really a wonderful secret we really enjoyed.

Thank Pablo Z
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Had a Magic walk through historical center of Arles. Fascinating remnants of Jules Caesar,s empire; bring you right back in time! Suddenly you feel like being part of an ancient roman village community. I was deeply impressed by the ancient Roman Stones, the architecture in...More

Thank Arganita
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is a must see in Arles, if you like museums. You'll see all manner of ancient headstones, crypts, finery, jewelry, statues and my personal favorite, a Roman transport boat brought up from the bottom of the Rhone near the entrance to Arles. The exhibit...More

1  Thank NewMexicoSilverqueen
Reviewed 5 December 2015

This museum is a well-defined display of greek and roman historical artifacts testifying to Arles place in the development of Provence's and Europe's cultural identity. It is well laid out, reasonable entrance fee and well displayed artifacts makes this museum a pleasure to get lost...More

2  Thank EUcivilization
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This new and beautiful museum is well laid out, and has excellent displays relating mostly to the Roman occupation of the city. It is very spacious and accommodating of children. Many of the displays and artifacts were in the open and could be touched. The...More

1  Thank Julia K
Reviewed 14 November 2015

And the museum's objective is to bring you through various epochs of the Roman occupation by showing historical artefacts and suggesting video reconstructions of how people, rich, poor or commoners live in this period and in the area. It's a well-provided museum and the quality...More

Thank Michel S
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Pauline S
26 November 2016|
Response from lbmullane | Reviewed this property |
Just service dogs are allowed.
15 April 2016|
Response from Ian S |
Yes, photography is allowed in the museum.
Andrew L
28 March 2016|
Response from Ian S |
Not at the museum, no, but the city centre isn't far away and you'll find plenty of places to eat there.