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The French Riviera Sights

Musée Archéologique (Archaeology Museum)

Updated 12/19/2013

Fodor's Review

This museum, next to the Musée Matisse, has a dense collection of objects extracted from digs around the Roman city of Cemenelum, which flourished from the 1st to the 5th century. Among the fascinating ruins are an amphitheatre, frigidarium, gymnasium, baths, and sewage trenches, some dating back to the 3rd century. It's best to avoid midday visits on warm days.

Sight Information

Address:

160 av. des Arènes-de-Cimiez, Nice, 06000, France

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Phone:

/04–93–81–59–57

Sight Details:

  • Free; €5 guided tour
  • Wed.–Mon. 10–6

Updated 12/19/2013

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