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Musee Champollion, Figeac

(4.1/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Musee Champollion honors written communication, showcasing the differences and similarities between forms of writing from around the world. Learn about the earliest pictorial graphics, which date back 50,000 years. Explore artifacts from Mesopotamia and Egypt, and admire the logographic writing that features elements of modern alphabets. You'll also have the chance to see ancient cuneiform, hieroglyphs, and ideograms. Trace the development of letters and alphabets throughout history as you look closely at the rare pieces. To visit Musee Champollion and other attractions in Figeac, use our Figeac tourist route planner.
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  • After admiring the giant slab of the Scriptures on the floor of a small place, we are embedded for the Museum where we have not been disappointed since that discoveries and we were able to admire unique pieces, a journey through many civilizations, notably through writing, famous discoveries of Champollion, you learn a lot.
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  • interesting Museum. beautiful architecture inside and exterieure.l history of the decuoverte of the understanding of hieroglyphics by champollion s
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  • A beautiful well Museum redone but c is one can laborious to visit and it is a mixture of Egypt and writing which is a shame
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  • Great location, in a beautiful building. Or passionate writings and Egyptology specialists will be filled. For others the content might be a bit too sharp. But in any case, it's worth! Do not miss the place of entries nearby with the transcription of the Rosetta Stone.
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  • Museum full, filled with little things and moved well. A little boring content and lacks a bit of pedagogy, he got to stay focused. Nevertheless a lot to see for a very affordable price.
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  • Super Museum to see and to see other families. Affordable rates for a cultural outing.
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  • Very interesting! A must see.
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  • A museum to discover the history of writing in the world. Very well done, educational and accessible.
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