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Gallo-Roman Museum of Tauroentum
Location address131 route de la Madrague
Phone04 94 26 30 46
In a nice pine forest, with a seaview, outstanding museum built on the remains of a Roman villa. The visit will let you explore the daily life of the inhabitants of a villa maritima from the 1st century A.D. Suitable for all audiences.
From the legend of Tauroentum to the villa Maritima
The legend locates the Greek city of Tauroentum at the current location of the museum, city that disappeared "under the waters" during the 3rd century. The site also demonstrates an important Roman settlement from the 1st century onwards, where almost 2,000 people lived in a huge villa maritima. Nowadays the museum houses three rooms showing an important collection of objects found in situ: amphoras, coins, glassware... and a remarkable collection of graves.
Equipments and services
Adult: from 5 €
Child : from 2.50 €
Group adults: from 4 €
Group children : from 2 €.
Free entry for subscribers.
Child entry valid for 5 - 12 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.
Free or commented group visits: consult the Tauroentum Museum.
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