Lalonquette Gallo-Roman Museum

Lalonquette, France

Located in Northern Bearn in the Atlantic-Pyrenees, the gallo-roman museum of Lalonquette traced the history of a rural gallo-roman house build during the first century and which developed until the fifth century of our era. Supported by an elaborated museography depicting the restored mosaics and thanks to a playful approach illustrated by showcases of the collections, the museum offers to discover the specificities of the villa through several themes (day to day life, aristocratie, agriculture, architecture, etc.).



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Founded: 0-100 AD
Category: Museums in France
Historical period: Roman Gaul (France)

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Cléo T (7 months ago)
Visit with my friends, with a very very affordable price for the broke students that we are. Benoît's guided tour taught us a lot and also amused us, the place is brand new and very didactic. Special mention to team 2 and Benoît who helped create an unforgettable memory for us! See you soon !
Thomas Boissonnade (7 months ago)
On vacation with 7 friends, we passed by by chance and what a surprise. An exciting guided tour punctuated with fine humor and anecdotes just as interesting as the history of this villa. Big kisses to Benoît, thank you for the experience.
Cyrille Cardona (8 months ago)
Great discovery of the day: a renovated and very educational museum. Note a very friendly welcome and clear explanations from an enthusiast (doctor in archeology). The idea of ​​presenting the museum's reserves as well as the researchers' work area to visitors is an undeniable plus. Thanks ! It is better to browse the museum before going to the site of the villa.
Chat Pristi (10 months ago)
A recently renovated museum with beautiful collections and a very playful presentation! The activities of the Night of the Museums on Saturday May 14th were very nice: visit, creative workshop, Gallo-Roman aperitif... This museum, as well as the Gallo-Roman Villa and the educational trail that connects them, are worth the detour!
Xavier GABAS (2 years ago)
Perfect for young and old. The guide is captivating. The “excavation” workshop is great for kids.
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