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Musée de la Romanité (Roman Civilisation)

Nîmes | 30

An innovative museum, an archaeological garden and a public space, the Roman Civilisation Museum  is one of the largest  contemporary cultural and  architectural complexes in France.

The archaeological collections  on show illustrate the the city of Nime’s exceptional past , a key  Ancient Roman site. The in-depth exhibition offers visitors a unique experience that covers twenty five centuries of history

Around 5000 objects are on display. The chronological and themed tour starts with the 7th-century BC  (The Iron Age, Gallic Period)  up to the Middle Ages that have been enhanced thanks to the donations made by scholars during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Visitors can admire the  mosaics, the bronze and marble statues that  have been amassed and restored over the centuries and are exceptionally well-preserved. Everyday objects ( glassware, oil lamps, ceramics …) coins and inscriptions round off this vast overview illustrating the genius of one of the greatest civilisations of antiquity,

Musée de la Romanité (Roman Civilisation) 16, Bd des Arènes
30000 Nîmes 04 48 21 02 10

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Rates and opening times


  • Full price : €9
  • Reduced price: €6
  • Children from 7 to 17 years old : €3
  • Free up to 7 years old
  • Family ticket: €21 (2 adults + 2 children)

Opening times

April to October :

  • Open daily
  • 10am-7pm

November to March :

  • Open daily except Tuesdays
  • 10am-6pm
Access and Accessibility


  • By car : motorway A9 or A54 exit Nîmes centre – direction « centre-ville ».
  • Park and Ride (Parking relais) A54 Caissargues then Trambus or Parking Arènes
  • Trambus : line 1 – Stop Musée de la Romanité (12 minutes from Park & Ride A54): ligne 2 – Stop Musée de la Romanité
  • Train : Gare TGV 5 minute walk
  • Avion : Nîmes –Garons Airport


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