MuséoParc Alésia, Alise-Sainte-Reine

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Specialty Museum Museum
Visit two museums in one place at MuséoParc Alésia. The Archaeological Museum has a collection from Alesia, where the famous confrontation in 52 BCE between Julius Caesar and the Gallic tribes during the Gallic Wars occured. The interpretative center immerses you in the conquest of the Gauls by the Romans. At the end of your visit, marvel at the statue of Vercingetorix overlooking the battlefield between the Gauls and the Romans. Arrange to visit MuséoParc Alésia and other attractions in Alise-Sainte-Reine using our Alise-Sainte-Reine trip builder.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Historic recreation of a castle. The castle is being built with all original technologies and materials derived locally. Fascinating seeing them use the hamster wheel to lift stones. Site included bla...  more »
  • Recommended for a summer visit as there are more events happening for children. We visited in March and was good for the main attraction, a historical tour of the battle that took place here. There we...  more »
  • The battle between the Gauls and the romans took place in 52 B.C. there are a lot of ruins and if you can imagine what it was like then its magical. The museum is worth going to as well.  more »
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  • Great place to spend a morning or afternoon. Audio guide in English and other languages help you through the exhibits. Good display of combat techniques- would have been perfect if a little was in English. Good for children and adults alike.
  • Fantastic museum: clever and fun (and in English). Can't recommend highly enough, really explains brilliantly one of the key events of classical history and how its been used and abused since then
  • We just loved the site and architecture. Very helpful staff. Great discovery not only for kids! A must!
  • Great exhibit set in the landscape believed to be the battlefield of the final battle between Julius Caesar and the Gauls led by Vercingetorix. Audioguide in multiple languages.
  • really excellent experience. english translation in the museum was very well done. The enactment was done in french so didn't understand it but was still good to see the fighting. price was very reasonable.