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Musee Archeologique de Nice-Cimiez

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Address: 160 avenue des Arenes de Cimiez, 06000 Nice, France
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Artifacts, ruins and archaeology!

Ancient ruins and a small museum showing artifacts dating back thousands of years. Their Roman section is especially interesting with one statue of Julius Caesar ( if I have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 November 2016
LesleyJM2014
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Nice, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is nicely done but smallish. What is most interesting is the visit of the ruins outside (included in the price of the ticket) that give you a good idea of what it must have looked like. I particularly like the baths

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Ancient ruins and a small museum showing artifacts dating back thousands of years. Their Roman section is especially interesting with one statue of Julius Caesar ( if I have recalled correctly?) which looked like it had just been finished. It is cleverly positioned in front of a mirror giving it extra drama.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a quiet walk around the museum and the grounds. Very interesting layout and boards. Many of which are in both English and French. There are support materials for those that are not bilingual for the others.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Loved this Museum and a ticket here also allows you to visit the Museum of Art next door - excellent value.

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Thank Tuppy1Brisbane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

some cool hands on stuff here too, although not too much english so you have to do some guessing. if you're into ruins and archaeology definitely go!

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Thank cc12342015
Dublin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Would like to see more developed guidance among the ruins, museum has some good artefacts and children's tactile area.

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Bourne End, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

It is important to realise that you can buy a museum ticket that allows you into several attractions over a period of 2 days. Be very careful when you buy the ticket, as some of the museums are closed on certain days e.g. Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday. Therefore, you will miss out on using your ticket to it's full potential. Also, if you... More 

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Thank Claire R
Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Whilst I didn't glean much from the displays inside this museum, the real treasure lies in the grounds outside. A beautiful old Roman city in ruins lies in the backyard of the museum. Transport yourself back to ancient times and really absorb the beauty of this great site. For me, this ancient Roman city of baths and spas dating from... More 

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Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

i've visited this last year before going home...i've didnt see most of it upclose because of bad weather early in the morning....but as to where i am standing to take the picture.. it seems that i've already saw it all... it's just a small place with some unfinished archeological excavation i think... but it's worth a visit if u r... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a magnificent site. Inside was an exhibition from two Greek and Roman collections. We could not see the relevance to the site. Many of the artifacts were intriguing, particularly two exhibits of wheels for the beds. We had never seen these before and yet there was no explanation about them or their relevance to this early AD Roman... More 

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