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Musee d'Aquitaine

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Since 1987, set in the heart of the city, the Musée d'Aquitaine retraces the history of the region, from prehistory through to the present day. The museum exposes rich regional and extra-european collections of archeology, history and ethnography...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
20 cours Pasteur, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 01 51 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A provincial museum with plenty to keep you interested for a few hours. I loved seeing and learning about the archeological collections from 40,000 years ago. The exhibits on the Roman empire, Middle Ages, art and the current day were well done, too. Everything explained...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 7 January 2019

What a pleasant surprise our visit was to what we expected would be just another small regional museum! It's right in the city centre (there is a tram stop very close) and the entrance to the building is magnificent. The museum's collection is seriously large,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nonglak L
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Take the opportunity to visit this Museum if you like to know the history of the place you are visiting. The history of the city and of the region is displayed in a very well laid out exhibition.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

A comprehensive collection of artifacts and local history in a grand building. Entry €5 for adults, free for under 18s and uni students of history (a bonus for our eldest daughter)! The collection is very well curated and spread out over a large area. Lots...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bluesmarties
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Seemed a bit limited, like there was a lot of information and displays that could bring this amazing story to life better.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank imagosumlux
Reviewed 16 December 2018

the archeology and ancient history section was rather dry but the more modern parts of the museum were great and offered an overview of the city's history that I had never seen before. made it worth it!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

We toured this with a guide from our river cruise boat. Very interesting history about Bordeaux and how it changed over time. Well worth the ~ 2 hour tour we took.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 425kirkh
Reviewed 23 November 2018

We allocated about 30mins to 1 hour for this visit and boy oh boy did we underestimate it. We finished up being there nearly 2 hours. It was probably the best 5 euros we spent in Bordeaux, we were so impressed with this place. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

You get two exhibitions for the price of 5 euros, a real bargain. Its the History and Jack London exhibition I learned so much about an explorer I had never heard of, Jack London, and not keen on the Ethnologie park of the visit non...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tony b
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is a very interesting museum. Visitors get a very good understanding of the history of the city and when we visited it, it had a really nice temporary exhibition on Jack London.

Date of experience: November 2018
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27 August 2016|
Response from Sophie Médiatri... M | Property representative |
Hello David, Thanks for your answer. If you are talking about the Bordeaux Métropole City Pass, yes, the Musée d'Aquitaine is included in and will be free for you. Best regards, Le Musée d'Aquitaine