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The regional museum of ancient Arles have many collections: statues, mosaics, tombs. He hosted the exhibition Caesar, the Rhone for the record



Until 22 January 2017

This exhibition presents more than 140 rare pieces on loan from the prestigious collections of the Louvre and the British Museum. It explores the relationship between power and knowledge in the world of Ancient Egypt, and the fascinating personality of Khaemouaset, the “father” of archaeology and son of the pharaoh Ramses II. This person and his contemporaries allow us to focus on the wealth of knowledge of the Egyptian elite and its considerable intellectual legacy. 

Le jardin d'Hortus

A garden of Roman

The Hortus, a garden of Roman inspiration was built in front of the museum in the shape of  a hippodrome over more than 5000m2. It mixes Roman civilisation, paedagogy and games.



Departemental Museum of Acient Arles

It is in a contemporary building, built by Henri Ciriani on the remains of the Roman circus, that the Departmental Museum of Ancient Arles displays Arles' archaeological collections (objects for everyday life, architectural pieces, mosaics, sarcophagi, maquettes…). This is a must-see to better understand the development of the Roman city.

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