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Wonderful Museum for Roman History Lovers, Tourists and Children

I love Roman history and have been several times to the Museum. Love it. More than just an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Monon
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Lussan, France
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Small but mighty

This museum is smaller than the Arles museum but worth the visit. The building itself is gracefully... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
ross086
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Roman history and have been several times to the Museum. Love it. More than just an collection of things found nearby. It offers a great story of Nimes from the Gauls to a little of the Middle Ages, focusing on Roman Times. Very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Monon
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This museum is smaller than the Arles museum but worth the visit. The building itself is gracefully modern and well displayed and packed with information about the area and it's roman period. Brand new it is interactive with technology. Great for the young crowd. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This new museum gives life to the ruins and relics of archeological digs. From the prehistoric history of the region to the expansion of the Roman Empire, you gain an exceptional new understanding of what life was like in ancient Nîmes. There were some disappointments....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martysfo
Reviewed 26 October 2018

The museum covers the history of Nimes from prehistoric to Medieval times, with emphasis on the Roman period. The displays of Roman coins, mosaics, statues and tombstones are first class and must be among the finest anywhere. My only minor criticism is that occasionally it's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Musee de la Romanite First a word about newer museums in France. The emphasis of display and curation is presentation and storytelling, not showing people everything the museum owns. A terrific approach. The Musee de la Romanite is a great museum – and I have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 11 October 2018

After parking at Nimes Arenes we continued down Boul. de Bruxelles to the Tourist Office and then on to the Arena. On our left was the Museum, clearly new by its architecture so we went in. Alternative parking would be at the Gare SNCF less...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank seattlesez
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Go while it is new. This museum’s awesomeness is highly due to its use of interactive technology. I have never seen better use of technology in a historical museum (as opposed to a science museum, where the use of technology to explain things is more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank R S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

After visiting nearby Pont du Gard we had to see the Colloseum of Nimes and this newly opened museum of Roman artifacts. It was a well-organized display of all kinds of Roman artifacts, many older than 2,000 years. Of particular interest to me were the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lplsally
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Condisering this is brand new, the air con in the galleries was not that good and it was hot and clamy when we visited in September. However, everything is well displayed and the roof terrace has a great view over the Arena. You need to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ann P
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Superbly displayed exhibits of fabulous items from over 1000 years of Roman history of Nimes and amazing roof garden looking towards the amphitheatre.

Date of experience: September 2018
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