Journée Européennes d'Archéologie

Journées Européennes de l’Archéologie

Cultural ,  Family ,  Children ,  Workshops ,  Visit in Vieux
  • History buffs and the simply curious are invited to take a behind-the-scenes look at heritage and archaeological research during the European Archaeology Days. See you on Saturday June 15 and Sunday June 16 at the Musée Départemental de Vieux-la-Romaine!

    Programme:
    - Introduction to archaeology
    Saturday: 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm,
    Sunday: 10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm
    An introduction to archaeology for children on a mock excavation site. Armed with a trowel, budding archaeologists will...
    History buffs and the simply curious are invited to take a behind-the-scenes look at heritage and archaeological research during the European Archaeology Days. See you on Saturday June 15 and Sunday June 16 at the Musée Départemental de Vieux-la-Romaine!

    Programme:
    - Introduction to archaeology
    Saturday: 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm,
    Sunday: 10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm
    An introduction to archaeology for children on a mock excavation site. Armed with a trowel, budding archaeologists will discover and identify objects?
    Ages 5 to 10.

    - Behind the scenes at Vieux-la-Romaine
    Saturday: 3:30pm
    Sunday: 10:30 am and 3:30 pm
    The Collections Manager of Vieux-la-Romaine will reveal the life of archaeological objects from their discovery on the excavation site to the museum?s display cases. She will take visitors on a tour of the excavation site, the archaeological repository and the museum?s storerooms, presenting the various stages of study, identification and restoration. An exceptional visit to discover what goes on behind the scenes of Vieux-la-Romaine! Children aged 10 and over

    - Guided tour of archaeological sites
    Saturday: 2pm and 4:30pm
    Sunday: 11am, 2pm and 4:30pm
    Discover one of the most important districts of the ancient city of Aregenua, the Forum.
    The beating heart of the city, this district has revealed numerous archaeological remains, which will be presented on this tour: the Forum, the House with the Great Peristyle, the baths, a sanctuary? From the vestiges visible today (Forum and Maison au Grand Péristyle) to invisible traces, this tour tells the story of this ancient "city center". Children aged 8 and over

    - Guided tour of the "Embark with your Greek heroes" exhibition
    Saturday and Sunday: 3pm and 5pm
    THESEUS, JASON AND ULYSSE? three heroes of Greco-Roman antiquity whose exploits have inspired young and old for thousands of years!
    The temporary exhibition is designed to plunge visitors into a world where mythical creatures and trials will transport them to a battle with no way back! Discover stories that go back thousands of years, and join Greek heroes on a path strewn with pitfalls? Children aged 6 and over

    IN PRACTICE :
    Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16: free admission to the museum and activities, from 10am to 6pm.

    Reservations required for all events at www.vieuxlaromaine.fr
Schedules
  • From June 15, 2024
    until June 16, 2024
  • Saturday
    at 10:00 AM
  • Sunday
    at 10:00 AM