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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Xavier GABAS (10 months ago)
Perfect for young and old. The guide is captivating. The “excavation” workshop is great for kids.
Hervé Vauxel (12 months ago)
This archaeological site is of no interest. All that remains of the Gallo-Roman villa are rows of pebbles which materialize the imprint of the walls on the ground. All the remains of the site have been moved to the museum located a few kilometers away. So that there is no longer any link between the historic site and the remains discovered during the excavations, which makes the site lose all its interest.
Cedric Danos (13 months ago)
We didn't really know what this little museum would be. Surprise, the building is brand new. Second surprise the really cheap price. Third surprise, we are going to have a guide, an art history student. Top museography, nice and clear explanations. Never off-putting. The whole family, children (11 and 13), parents and grandparents, we all had a blast. Thank you. Then we tried to walk to the villa. There is progress to be made on the legibility of the path and the signs sometimes placed apart. In short, we reached the villa by car and here too it is great. Congratulations to this great achievement.
Manuela G (14 months ago)
Beautiful museum, interesting guided tour, very friendly staff, the only regret of the children: no archaeological workshop included in the guided tour. We will return with great joy to participate in the various workshops.
caro delamarche (2 years ago)
Great museum, the 2 guides we met today were adorable and a big thank you to the charming young lady who was able to adapt her speech to a very young audience
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