Archeology Museum - Nimes
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 43° 50.267 E 004° 21.770
31T E 609561 N 4854758
Quick Description: Iron age and Gallo-Roman collections are dominant in this museum, with a host of everyday objects, including sigillated ceramics, bronze tableware, lamps, toilet and dress accessories and items related to various craft activities.
Location: Occitanie, France
Date Posted: 10/3/2007 10:41:55 AM
Waymark Code: WM2AN2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MikeGolfJ3
Views: 37

Long Description:
Photography is permitted in this museum.
Housed in the former Jesuits' College, the archaeological museum is one of the largest in France.

Although it is tucked away in a corner, don't miss the Bellerophon mosaic. It was discovered in 1950 in Nimes. Also don't miss the scale models of ancient Nimes and the amphitheater.
Roman history of Nimes

Street Address:
13 bd Amiral Courbet 3000 Nimes

Gift Shop: yes

Hours of Operation:
Open every day except Monday From 10 a.m to 6 p.m

Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Food Court: Not Listed

Cost: Not Listed

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