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Archaeological Museum

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Historical miracle

A church with all the historical layers exposed. Audioguide (available in multiple languages) is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GiedriusPa
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Vilnius, Lithuania
2000 years in one site.

Not what I was expecting, but extremely interesting. It’s like the Church has been peeled away to... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
maryrosereeve
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Place Saint-Laurent, 38000, Grenoble, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A church with all the historical layers exposed. Audioguide (available in multiple languages) is informative, but rather short. A must visit in Grenoble. Free.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GiedriusPa
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Not what I was expecting, but extremely interesting. It’s like the Church has been peeled away to reveal older and older layers. Lots to see including unearthed burials sites with skeletons. Kids (10,8 &4) perfectly happy following the picture treasure map and looking out for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank maryrosereeve
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Within the mountain side is this Archeological Museum of Saint Laurel Museum where you will find the old church at the basement. You will also find some of those skeleton lying inside this museum. One of the amazing place to visit...

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Apolinario M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Although I am more of a Classical Archaeology fan, I have to admit that this museum proved to be an amazing experience to delve into my knowledge of early Middle Ages. It shows you the evolution of the church from late Antiquity to the 18th...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Claudina R
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This museum is free and provides an audioguide while you wander through the excavation site. Takes around one hour to complete and is very informative.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank KirstenMMF
Reviewed 25 March 2018

The Archaeological Museum of Grenoble sits just on the other side of the Isere River at the base of the Bastille. You'll climb a long hill and then into reception where you'll be given -- free -- individual headsets with the stories of each of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Skampnyc
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is a really interesting place you have to visit soon in family to make discover a fascinating historical place in the center of Grenoble, the Alps area capital, at your children. The place is very typical of the French Middle Age, in this time...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank theolasnet
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The church of Saint-Laurent as it survives today is a intricate set of building phases and burial activity. The core upstanding structure is Romanesque (12th century) and the burials stretch back to the Gallo-Roman period (4th century). But what really sets Saint-Laurent apart from …...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Robert M C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is a fascinating museum which tells its story very well. Some fantastic artifacts too. The coin collection is intriguing.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank rasmats
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place is indeed a hidden jewel! It shows us different time periods through the different church levels, with beautiful treasures and lots and lots of history. The free audioguide explains everything in different languages. Not to be missed!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank mariacoutino
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