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UNIQUE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE Visit a unique museum in France which is protecting a vast gallo-roman house vestiges, the Vésone Domus. Opened since 2003, in the heart of archaeological and plants park, Vesunna offers a 3000 m2 itinerary of permanent...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
20 rue du 26e Regiment D Infanterie | Parc de Vésone, 24000, Perigueux, France
The archaeology of an ancient House imaginatively displayed within a cleverly conceived building built around the ancient remains, all in the compact Centre of a delightful riverside city. Whether you have an interest in the way The Romano-Gauls lived or just want somewhere different to...More
A visit to this museum was a recommendation by the hosts of the apartment we had rented. The excavations and displays were well presented and provided a good insight to the construction and architecture of the period.
A large number of archeological finds on display,...More
This is a small but perfectly formed museum giving an insight to the period and multiple finds. The audioguide was worth taking and added to the enjoyment- commentary was accessible with options of more detail if wanted.
We stumbled by accident on information about this museum and decided to visit it whilst staying in the area and we were not disappointed. It is strange that the museum closes over lunch time so we did not have a lot of time. However, we...More
The Dordogne region of France is beautiful and has much to offer. In the historic town of Perigueux you can see the preserved foundations of a substantial Roman villa beautifully housed in glass and steel. The museum contains models of the villa as it once...More
Nice way to escape the heat of the summer for a few hours. Don't forget to look up for a floor plan of the villa. It would be nice if there was a little more information in other languages but the amount and quality of...More
An interesting site that has a modern glass structure covering the site designed by Jean Nouvel
The site is a Romano-Gallo in origin and clearly reflects how a wealthy family lived. It has some impressive exhibits
Worth getting the audio guide to better understand the...More
Impressive museum with lots of different finds from the roman period. We decided not to go for the audio tour but just to look at all the objects on display.
Some short documentaries which I think were subtitled
Nicely spaced and well-presented museum, constructed around the remains of a Roman house, dating from the first century, and discovered in 1959. Much information, and many artefacts. Fascinating, and well worth a visit.