Tournai Archeology Museum

This museum, housed in the former 17C pawnshop, has Gallo-Roman, Merovingian, Prehistoric and Protohistoric exhibits. The Gallo-Roman section features a rich pottery and glassware collection, a 3C-4C lead sarcophagus and a Roman well dug out of a hollow oak tree trunk. In the Merovingian section, note the objects found around the royal tomb of Childeric (excavated in 1653).

Useful information

Address:

Rue des Carmes 8, 7500 Tournai

Phone:

+32 69 22 16 72

Price:

2.10 € (-18 years old 1.60 €)

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: daily except Tue 9.30am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-5.30pm; Nov-Mar: daily except Tue and Sun morning 9.30am-noon, 2pm-5pm - closed 1-2 Jan, 29 Mar (Carnival), 8 Apr (Flower Market), 1 May, 2nd Mon Sep (Sale Day), 1 Nov, 25-26 Dec

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