Le Site du Pont du Gard - Museum
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 43° 57.147 E 004° 32.097
31T E 623162 N 4867736
Quick Description: The museum offers visitors the freedom to stroll for an hour through a different world or to take a deeper, half day immersion and test and broaden their knowledge…while having fun.
Location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Date Posted: 10/3/2007 10:36:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM2AN1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Long Description:
The museum is one reason to block the entire day for a visit to the Pont du Gard. The museum includes a film and there is a selection of gift shops and food available.
There are two car parks with surveillance at your disposal, open from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. (5 € per day). There are 800 places on the left bank and 600 places on the right bank.

A full range of museum displays has been used to help visitors explore and understand this monument: models, full scale replicas, maps, multi-screen images, video and sound archives and all with a common denominator: water.

Three themes over 2500 m2

A sort of modern day Roman road leads through a host of multimedia screens (in 4 languages) which provide information and allow visitors to explore at their own pace and also test their knowledge.
Most Relevant Historical Period: Roman Empire > 27 B.C.

Admission Fee: €7.00 (not including the parking or the cinema)

Opening days/times:
Opening » From 9:30 or 10:00 » To 17:30 or 19:00 Depending on the season. Closed every Monday morning.

Web Site: [Web Link]

Condition: Partly intact or reconstructed

Visit Instructions:
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