MuseoParc Alesia, Alise-Sainte-Reine

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Visit two museums in one place at MuseoParc Alesia. 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. A visit to MuseoParc Alesia represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Alise-Sainte-Reine tour itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This museum is absolutely worth visiting and you will need 2 - 3 hours to see and appreciate it all. The museum recreates the battle of Alise-Sainte-Reine between Julius Romans, led by Julius Caesar.....  more »
  • An educational site visit that was enjoyed by the whole family including our teenagers There’s a hand held tour guide in English for the whole exhibition plus an outdoor area with a fun re enactment....  more »
  • It was a wet day so we had to find an indoor activity to escape from the rain and were glad we came to Alesia and learnt so much about Caesar’s gallic campaigns and the decisive battle with...  more »
  • Firstly the restaurant is superb. The food in the set menu deals is excellent. The museum is good I'd you don't already know the details. It tells the story well but is light on artefacts
  • Having seen a brilliant documentary about the battle and museum, it was a big letdown. No proper evidence of the site being genuine was made clear (postholes and debris) and there is growing evidence it was somewhere else entirely. The building also needs acoustic deadening to reduce the very harsh noise when children just exited and enjoying themselves are in the central area. Shop and café good, but this is no surprise in France!
  • Interesting museum. We spent 4 hours here with kids of 13 and 11.
  • Informative museum which kept the kids interested for hours. Audio guides were very helpful, there is a kids audio guide which kept our youngest (5 yrs) interested the whole time. The second site, is a must too.
  • Fascinating museum and reconstruction at the site of the last stand of the massesd armies of Gaul against Julius Caesar. This is a core part of the French primary school curriculum and so venue focused on French visitors but great for foreign visitors too . There is a modern museum and reconstruction of Roman seige walls. Good movie reconstructing the battle. Engaging for adults and our children (7rs). Good quality audio guide in several languages (we used mixture if English and french) with versions for adults and children. Interesting activities for children also available. Good shop with books (all french) and replica Roman stuff.

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