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Musée Départemental Arles Antique

Arles | Archeology
Price
€5 - €8
8 33 Votes
Presentation
The county museum ancient Arles, said blue museum is a museum built in Arles in 1995, in a modern building designed by architect Henry Ciriani on the peninsula where was the old Roman circus to house the archaeological collections particularly rich town.

In the seventeenth century local authorities sensitized Arlesians preserving their heritage. In fact, they
organized in 1614 in the "common home", the first presentation of a public collection of antiquities. Following this, an order decides that the product of any archaeological discovery in the territory of the municipality shall be deposited in the collections of the city

Presented chronologically type was applied primarily to pre-and post-Roman times, the beginning and the end. Between the two themes are developed in individual spaces, thanks in particular to the variety of museum devices. The museum has also kept a copy in the initial state of the famous Venus of Arles, the original restored by Girardon is in the Louvre. This statue is the symbol of the Museum and a copy of the Louvre adorned the front extension. It is now visible in the auditorium.
Hours

10:00 - 18:00

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Other information

Contact details

  • Name: Musée Départemental Arles Antique
  • Address: Avenue 1ere division France libre - 13635 - Arles - France
  • Phone: (33) 04 13 31 51 03

Services

Librairie, Carterie, Boutique

Activities

Exposition, Atelier pédagogique, Conférence, Visite guidée

Getting there

  • By car : sortie n° 5, direction CCi

Léa

15/07/2017

Julien Girardon

19/12/2016

Jean Bosc

06/11/2016

Adrien S.

31/08/2015

Alison Port

28/05/2014

Yann Glever

10/08/2013

Fendoel

06/07/2013

New York Habitat

28/02/2012

Mukund Kaushik

27/12/2010

Mukund Kaushik

27/12/2010