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Musée Fenaille, Rodez

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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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  • A very well presented museum on 3 different levels, (lift). The first time I've seen original menhirs, dated 5,000 years old! Great souvenir photo opportunities in the medieval part.  more »
  • I am so glad we chose to visit this museum with its ancient sculptures and more modern work. The artifacts and general displays added meaning to how the sculptures were produced.  more »
  • Real menhirs! Rodin sculpture. Artifacts from prehistoric through 17th century. Artifacts are displayed in a way that show changes over time, and are from the city/region so there is more meaning. Key...  more »
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  • Magnificent Museum, the pieces presented, whether the place. Lots of charm. J "went there by chance having been disappointed by the other more famous Museum of the city...
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  • Very nice museography for this superbly preserved site, an increase in time that allows to absorb most of the history of the region
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  • Not to be missed in addition to Museum Soulage, interior architecture is beautiful; great heritage in addition to the works which are exposed 🌻
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  • Interesting. .. .especially with its temporary exhibitions
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  • The finest collection of statues-menhirs of the region!
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