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Archeological Museum of the Old Parish

Museum ,  Sciences and technology ,  Archeological in Rochefort
  • The Musée Archéologique (Archeological Museum) is located in one of Rochefort's ancient church, the Vieille Paroisse, where the oldest relics date back to the 12th century. Since 1979, the museum has housed archaeological collections from the "Société de Géographie", going from the Neolithic era to the 18th century. One of the highlights is an exceptional Romanesque sculpture entitled "Vieillard de l'Apocalypse".
    Among the jewels, an exceptional statue of an Old Man of the Apocalypse,...
    The Musée Archéologique (Archeological Museum) is located in one of Rochefort's ancient church, the Vieille Paroisse, where the oldest relics date back to the 12th century. Since 1979, the museum has housed archaeological collections from the "Société de Géographie", going from the Neolithic era to the 18th century. One of the highlights is an exceptional Romanesque sculpture entitled "Vieillard de l'Apocalypse".
    Among the jewels, an exceptional statue of an Old Man of the Apocalypse, ornaments made of bones and shells, tools from the Bronze Age, utensils from salt sites, Palaeo-Christian ceramics, and 18th century Saintongean dishes.

    Signs and brochures are available to guide visitors through their visit.

    Closed on public holidays
    Free tour every Wednesday afternoon
    Possibility to visit outside Wednesday for groups: make the request by email.
  • Environment
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
Services
  • Activities
    • Temporary exhibition
  • Equipment
    • Toilets
    • Parking
  • Services
    • Educational visits
    • Tour free of charge
Openings
  • From January 2, 2022
    until April 17, 2022
  • From April 19, 2022
    until April 30, 2022
  • From May 2, 2022
    until May 7, 2022
  • From May 9, 2022
    until May 25, 2022
  • From May 27, 2022
    until June 5, 2022
  • From June 7, 2022
    until July 13, 2022
  • From July 15, 2022
    until August 14, 2022
  • From August 16, 2022
    until October 31, 2022
  • From November 2, 2022
    until November 10, 2022
  • From November 12, 2022
    until December 24, 2022
  • From December 26, 2022
    until December 31, 2022
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM