Vesunna Gallo-Roman Museum, Perigueux
(4.6/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Built around the ruins of a first-century Roman home, Vesunna Gallo-Roman Museum preserves and protects this piece of history, while educating visitors about era. The home and several artifacts from daily life were discovered in 1959. The museum--a glass and steel structure with an umbrella-like roof--opened in 2003. From raised catwalks, you can see models and descriptions of what the house looked like in its heyday. You also can learn about the Roman city that once existed here. Using our world travel planner, Perigueux attractions like Vesunna Gallo-Roman Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Nice site or one learns a lot. Museum very well laid out and well suited for all ages. Thank you Jean Nouvel.
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  • Do but nothing extraordinary d. Museum visit a bit difficult for the little ones. Passionate history went there
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  • We went there with my girlfriend, and have not been disappointed. The Museum is not very large, but fairly well formed, and of very nice pieces, as well as of good teaching materials to familiarize themselves with the ancient Roman architecture of this building.
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