Arlon Archaeological Museum

Arlon, Belgium

The Gallo-Roman Lapidary Gallery is the largest of its kind in Belgium, with the best-quality artefacts. It contains more than 425 sculptures from funerary monuments and civic buildings. The exhibits include around sixty large fragments sculpted on several sides, plus shards of pottery and other discoveries which paint a picture of daily life during the Gallo-Roman era. The museum’s fascinating Frankish gallery displays the contents of the tombs of Merovingian dignitaries (contemporaries of King Clovis) found in Arlon, including gold jewellery, Damascus steel swords, vases and coffins. Guidebook and explanatory panels in English. Guided tours in English available on request.

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Founded: 1847
Category: Museums in Belgium

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www.arlon-tourisme.be

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Thibaut vermersch (2 years ago)
Super intéressant
Wattiez Vincent (2 years ago)
Très belle collection de pierre funéraires et d'autres objets de la vie quotidienne des Celto-Romains (la terminologie de Gallo-Romains étant érronée) Mais beaucoup mieux avec un guide qui vous explique plein de choses super intéressantes.
Chantal Deroua (3 years ago)
Un.guide passionné, j ai zxoite attentivement tous ses commentaires
Ludmila Bergeon (3 years ago)
Quelque peu déçue par le musée, m'attendant à une plus grande ouverture d'esprit ! On y voit beaucoup de blocs de pierres, intéressant sans doute les archéologues et les amateurs, mais rendant trop facile la recherche archéologique ! C'est lorsque l'on se dirige vers les œuvres archéologiques d'Art, que tout prend forme, avec les différentes bagues proposées, les bijoux, les broches et autres coquetteries, soulignant une mentalité non sourde et non simplement vitale !
Eric Schraff (4 years ago)
Beau musée à voir avec les enfants beaucoup d'objets à voir et surtout ne pas oublier d aller voir après la tour romaine
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