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Musée Fenaille, Rodez
(4.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
See the oldest and largest known menhirs (standing stones) in western Europe at Musée Fenaille. Explore this museum of archaeology and history and marvel at the collection of human-sized menhirs sculpted more than 5,000 years ago. Learn about the statues, Rodez and Rouergue in the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance from interactive terminals, audiovisual shows, models, and drawings. Join a guided tour, available daily in English, or do a self-guided tour with the available free brochure. Add Musée Fenaille and other attractions to your Rodez trip itinerary using our Rodez travel itinerary planner.
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  • Exceptional Museum, on each floor a different history period. The period of prehistory to the middle ages. Highly recommend
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  • very nice surprise for this Museum! exhibition on menhirs statues was very rich... laid out in a very nice early sixteenth individual
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  • the Museum is on several floors: at the top the menhirs statues particularly well established values. the other floors are interesting and very well preserved including the renaissance with a period building part
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  • I like the Museum, the building is very beautiful, especially the inner courtyard. He visited fast, perhaps too fast.
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  • One of the most beautiful museums of France: sober, relevant and enjoyable. And especially for its incredible collection of statues-menhirs very well highlighted. Superb!
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  • Beautiful and relaxing
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