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ARCHAEOLOGY MUSEUM

ARCHAEOLOGY MUSEUM
© Musée d'Archéologie de Tournai / Patrick MAURAGE

The Archaeology Museum principally exhibits objects of prehistoric, Gallo-Roman and Merovingian archaeology.
The quaternary section recounts the different steps of the human evolution. Near the local and outlying industries, you will also find various outstanding foreign pieces: African bifaces, French stone series from the Périgord and Aurignac...
The Gallo-Roman section exhibits excavations from de large necropolis spreading from the Grand-Place to rue Perdue with its centerpiece: a sarcophagus of decorated lead, unique in Belgium.
The Merovingian section unveils the results of the excavations of two cemeteries: one cemetery near the park of the Town Hall and the other one from the St-Brice district).


Closed:
2009: 1 and 2/01, 21/03, 10/04, 01/05, 14/09, 1 and 2/11, 25 and 26/12. On 24 and 31/12 closed at 4 pm.

Ticket sale ends 1/2h before the museum closes.
Bookings guided visits: +32 (0)69/22 20 45.
Other tel. (information): +32 (0)495/28 20 06.
Guided tours on request at the Tourist Office (069/33 24 18).
Educational activities to be booked at the museum (Educational service: 069/22 16 72).
Year pass: 10 entries = € 13,-.
Temporary exhibitions.


Free entrance the first Sunday of each month except when there is a temporary exhibition.
Free access for children under 6 years when accompanied by an adult.



Library or documentation centre Shop ACCESSIBLE BY TRAIN EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 69 22 16 72
  • fax : +32 (0) 69 23 39 39
  • website : http://www.tournai.be/musee-archeologie
  • email : tournai.musarch@gmail.com

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