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Museum of Archaeology (Musee cantonal d'archeologie)

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Very interesting insight into the history of Sion and Switzerland

This place is located high above Sion and gives a detailed history of the area and its importance... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Simon F
Well preserved and informative

Housed inside the walls of an old fortified basilica this archeological (really more historical and... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
mircrypt
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Place de la Majorie 12, Sion 1950, Switzerland
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This place is located high above Sion and gives a detailed history of the area and its importance in the history of Switzerland from 50,000BC to more modern times. The biggest focus being on the medieval era. I agree with the other reviews it is...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Housed inside the walls of an old fortified basilica this archeological (really more historical and archeological) museum was a great way to pass an hour and a half visiting Sion. The interior walks you through a variety of historical periods flthe region has experienced -...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Went with my to children up the hill to the castle and into the museum (for free with the Raiffeisen pass). The museum is a labyrinth o froom stracing the history of the castle, bishopric and town through history, with some wonderful artefacts, exhibits and...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Certainly a place for detailed history of Valais. Wonderfully well preserved medieval art peaces and very well explained historical social life. You can't miss it when visiting the famous "Château de Valère", facing the ruins of Tourbillon. Images you forget that soon!

Thank Almux
Reviewed 21 July 2012

We went to this museum and liked it very much. we had a nice tour there. We saw a lot of archaelogical stuff there. Nice display of the work there. i had heard a\bout this place. My friend had been here before. So i went...More

Thank mukesh-tr
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Valais' archaeological history to see thru objects and reconstructions.

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