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A real surprise!

We were aware that there are numerous Roman ruins, sites & buildings in the area of Vienne, but had... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
65lesleya
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South Australia, Australia
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Amazing mosaic of the Roman times

Before returning to Lyon, Wladimir drove us to Musee Gallo-Romain, an archaeological site devoted... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Peter C
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We were aware that there are numerous Roman ruins, sites & buildings in the area of Vienne, but had no idea how vast the archaeological areas extended. This is a light & airy Museum situated just across the bridge in walking distance from the Ibis...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Before returning to Lyon, Wladimir drove us to Musee Gallo-Romain, an archaeological site devoted to Gallo-Roman civilization in Vienna. The 7-hectare remains was a Roman colony located at the edge of Rhone, prosperous in the period of 50AD. While there were numerous excavations in the...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Not a huge museum person and tend to pick and choose which ones to visit, would generally rather be outside walking around a new city, town, site etc. Don’t skip looking inside the Musée Gallo-Romain, you won’t regret spending the extra time here. Items are...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Le Musée Gallo-Romain is very impressive: the building is modern and spacious. The artefacts are displayed in the best possible conditions. As a frequent Rome-traveller, I can safely say that this museum would be an asset to the city of Rome! They have made the...More

Thank Albert047
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Visited during 'free time' in the course of a group river cruise. It's across the Pont de Lattre de Tassigny, a 10 minute walk from the main attractions in the town but very well worth the effort. A large open-air site to explore with a...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Beautifully presented Roman artefacts, marble inscriptions, mosaics. Pretty short of Rome the best I have seen. Interesting concealed in the hill beside the roman theatres but with a couple of apertures that overlook the remains. Very goof audio guide. Allow a couple of hours

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

This Museum offers good insights how People built and lived Vienne twothousand years ago. Very impressed by the size of warehouses and amount of trade, which did bring a lot of wealth to this part of the Roman empire. Highly recommend to go through the...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This museum (both indoor and outdoor) displays roman era mosaics, wine jars and remains of warehouses and pavilion. The mosaics are particularly nice and detailed. You can get an audioguide in different languages. There is a dedicated parking lot.

Thank Couplefranco-jap
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I agree with all the previous comments. As you admire the architecture of this modern museum, you will be amazed by the numerous wonders –mosaics, vessels and other artifacts- that witness the cultural wealth and influence of the Roman Empire in the local place of...More

Thank Maxime1795
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Superb museum, covering both inside and external displays of the Roman occupation over the 300 years. Headsets available that provide multi language commentary of the exhibits, guides available to answer any questions. You require a minimum of 2hours to cover the site, including the garden...More

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Sheila H
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
We were on a river cruise and our boat moored at Vienne. It's a small town and the attractions are walkable from the centre. There is a train station but I don't know what it connects to. I suggest you look online.
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ChrisLowestoft42
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Response from Couplefranco-jap | Reviewed this property |
The Vienne museum is bigger, with an emphasis on mosaics. Much easier to park a car, too.
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