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Chateau de St-Germain

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Great archeological museum

Nice archeological museum, situated in the outskirts of Paris, but easily accessible with RER A... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Paris, France
Best Archaeological Museum

This museum really impressed me. There were two displays that made history more clear to me than... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
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Pl. Charles-de-Gaulle, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Nice archeological museum, situated in the outskirts of Paris, but easily accessible with RER A. The museum is in a great historic setting, the building being a former royal palace. There are extensive information panels (though most in French only) and exhibits from prehistory to...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018

This museum really impressed me. There were two displays that made history more clear to me than any textbook or teacher ever has: 1) In the Piette room all the major prehistoric societies were compared on the basis of technological development. Wow - what an...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We made an unplanned trip to Saint-Germain as my son's best friends happened to be in Paris for the World Cup finals. Their father was born and raised in Saint-Germain, so we spent the day there at his parent's home, after vising Versailles in the...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Park is easy access from RER A, just at the station. Nice park and great cattle, peacefull place at 15 km from Paris!

Thank Sébastien R
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This is a good alternative to avoiding queues at Versailles - the park is beautiful and the old town centre of Saint Germain is delightful.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The chateau has undergone an extensive refurbishment and the exterior and courtyard look splendid. There are a large number of exhibits, but more explanations and information would be welcome. A whole section of the museum was closed off, no mention of that had been made...More

Thank valeriebeltzer
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

If you want to run in Saint Germain en Laye there’s only one place: the park behind the chateau. There’s a long Terrace overlooking western Paris, plenty of shaded paths beneath trimmed trees and an infinity of single-track trails in the huge forest nearby. Check...More

Thank TCWRetail
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Nice to see and a specially the view of Paris. Besides you can do a tour in the chateau or just lie down in the garden and enjoy the sun.

Thank Maupert L
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the Chateau on a rainy day. It has antiquities from the Stone Age, iron and bronze ages. It was quite interesting. Note that the descriptions are all in French but pretty easy to figure out, especially if you speak a little French or...More

Thank CampanaGirl
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The chateau has a great museum that contains artefacts from around the globe, mostly Stone Age through to medieval and a well stocked gift shop. The gardens are well tended and extensive and offer a magnificent view towards Paris and the Seine.

Thank Ewok E
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Response from australine78 | Reviewed this property |
The gardens are Free but the visit of the castle needs a ticket.but you will see that the price is not expensive .
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