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. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Figeac trip simple and quick.
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Musee Champollion Reviews
Avec la traduction de la Pierre de Rosette, Monsieur CHAMPOLLION a réalisé un très grand pas dans l'origine de nos écritures. Ce musée très accueillant et très riche d'objets et d'explications nous fa... more »With the translation of the Rosetta Stone, Mr CHAMPOLLION has made a very big step in the origin of our Scriptures. This very welcoming and very rich Museum objects and explanations taken us back in time. Each floor is worth. We had expected too little time and unfortunately each window could not be observed. A legitimate excuse to go back and take his time. Downside: at the ground floor some windows lack brightness.
Très intéressant musée qui demande un temps important de consultation des objets, de lecture des explications. Le parcours permet une évolution des objectifs premiers, de l'évolution de l'écriture, le... more »Very interesting museum that requires significant time to consultation of the objects, reading the explanations. The course allows an evolution of the primary objectives of the evolution of writing, their various forms and transformations, both from a functional, cultural, and aesthetic point of view. We can have a moved and grateful thought for JB. Champollion.
Une activité presque obligatoire pour un passage touristique réussi dans cette jolie ville ! Après la pierre rosette le musée est top ! more »An almost mandatory activity for a tourist passage succeeded in this beautiful city! After the Rosetta Stone, the Museum is top!
Nice museum though a little difficult if you don't read french well as most of the info is text based. There are a few Egyptian artifacts on the ground floor but as you go up the building the exhibits are more and more just consisting of photos on the walls! If your mainly concerned with seeing the large stone reproduction & gardens featured in the advertising, they are view-able for free accessed by going down the passage to the left of the museum building.
An interesting museum dedicated to Champollion the translator of the Rossetta stone. A bit padded out with the theme of world writing systems, but still worth checking out.
Horrible for non french speakers. Interesting topic but badly/poorly presented. If you are going to visit, do take the audio tour to give it some interest
This museum is really extraordinary and more original and very well made, modern architecture Museum is a quite exceptional bravo quality figeac it is very much present and increasingly well documented .we learns many things must of you MPs for all discover and I would surely so it is exciting to know all the history of the writing-3,500 years to the present day. Bravo, and in addition c is given €5. Grow at this price is present. A museum that deserves d be known in the entire France.
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