Bandeau visite un musée dans un château
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A museum in a castle

Archaeological collections in a royal setting
11 a.m., 2 p.m. or 3 p.m
Saint-Germain-en-Laye Castle

The castle, now home to the musée d'Archéologie nationale and once a royal residence, will reveal its history from its occupation by France's most famous kings to its transformation into the musée des Antiquités nationales by Napoleon III.

This tour will also enable you to discover the lives of our ancestors through exceptional collections from the Neolithic to the end of Gallic independence. Let yourself be surprised by the technical, human and artistic riches of these men and women of the past...


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At 11am or 2pm: Wednesdays, weekends and school holidays

At 3pm: Monday, Thursday, Friday (excluding school vacations)

Conference fee €5 + admission €6 (free for under-26s)


Booking is subject to availability.

Please contact the Service du développement culturel et des publics (Monday to Friday, 9am to 12:30pm)

Adults Adolescents
From age 13
The Édouard Piette collection
Weekdays (1h) and weekends (1h30)