Vesunna, Gallo-Roman site / museum

Highly recommended
This museum was designed by architect Jean Nouvel on the site of the elaborate remains of a Gallo-Roman house (4,000m2) that can be viewed from walkways. A model presents the layout of the city of Vesunna in the 2C with the house (the 1C domus which was extended in the middle of the 2C) located near the church and double forum. The complex is enhanced by the display of wall paintings, objects from everyday life and jewellery.

Useful information

Address:

20 rue du 26e-Régt-d’Infanterie, 24000 Périgueux

Phone:

+33 5 53 53 00 92

Price:

6 € (-18 years old 4 €)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-7pm; rest of year: telephone for timetable - closed 2 weeks in Jan, some Bank Hols

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