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Archaeological Museum

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Address: Place Saint-Laurent, 38000, Grenoble, France
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+33 4 76 44 78 68
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 18:00

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very interesting place

very intersting museum telling you story of Grenoble, close to la Bastille, free of charges, you can get headphone set and make your tour by yourself!

Reviewed 11 May 2016
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

very intersting museum telling you story of Grenoble, close to la Bastille, free of charges, you can get headphone set and make your tour by yourself!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This museum was a good visit. It was free with a free audio guide. It was interesting. About 1 hour visit. But I probably would not have gone if it was not free.

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Saint-Martin-d'Uriage, France
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is an amazing museum that highlights the ancient church, while using modern technology to explain the history. It is simply necessary to give your zip code when you enter, but then the visit is free. I would say that the museum takes between 45 minutes and 1:30.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Very interesting museum if you enjoy history. Focused from a religious perspective due to being a church but it's very well laid out and interactive. And you can't argue with the price as it's free 😄

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

If you like old churches, this is a must. To begin with, it's free. Then, the audio guide is also free and available in a range of languages. The audio guide is in sync with projections to show you the history of the beautiful old church. Amazing to see so much history in one place, and the changes in the... More 

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Grenoble, France
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294 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Fascinating museums,where you are constantly on stairs, discovering the various layers of this church and its graveyard which kept evolving over time. The overall footage of the museum is quite small, but it offers so much. First time I see actual corpses buried in a churchyard. Quite far away from parking lots ,A must see for a family of good... More 

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Grenoble, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I stumbled on this museum by accident one day as I came down from the Bastille towards St Laurent. The museum is housed in a church that sits on a site that has been in constant use since the fourth century. There are animated videos showing the evolution of the site over time, as well as exhibitions of many artefacts... More 

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Lyon
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

I still can't believe this attraction is actually for free!!! But it is. It is like a archeological extraction/church making the link with human remains from year 500 to wall paintings from the 18 hundreds. Light, audio and descriptions take you on an incredible journey. I have never seem anything like this before. You should not miss it!!!

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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

This museum did an excellent job explaining the long history of this particular site. It so many museums the technology just doesn't do much. But NOT so here. The audio tours were synced with the video presentations (sometimes you had to wait a bit to get them going), but all the video and lighting were so informative. We loved it.... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

From the outside it looks like you are visiting a small monasterial church but once you are inside it opens up to be so much more and all described in English! The last time I experienced something like this, where the outside seems so minimal but the inside is just amazing, was at the Roman Baths in Bath but of... More 

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