Musée archéologique du Val d'Oise

Val d'Oise Archaeological Museum

Go back to the roots of the Paris Region in a museum made for families!

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Description

With nearly 1,000 m2 of exhibition space split into a dozen rooms, the Musée archéologique du Val d’Oise boasts nearly 35,000 artefacts from local archaeological excavations.

The museum’s permanent collection is made up of a selection of 3,000 objects, presented in chronological order and allowing visitors to discover the history of the department, from its geology (when the Val d’Oise was under water 45 million years ago) right up to the more recent history of human beings (Prehistory, Antiquity, High Middle Ages).

The exhibition offers three different routes aimed at children aged 3-6, 7-10 and 11-15. To round off your visit, discover a fun educational space with interactive exhibits where visitors can copy the actions of archaeologists in the field, restorers in the laboratory, and the curator of the museum.

Perfect for a family outing!

You will also like the Archéa Museum which presents the findings of its archaeological research through fun and interactive exhibitions perfect for children.

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Community facilities

Access and contact

4 Place du Château
95450 Guiry-en-Vexin

    Days and opening hours

    Every day throughout the year between 9 am and 5.30 pm. Closed on Monday. Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.

    Prices

    • Free

    Facility

    • Car park

    Services

    • Unguided group tours
    • Guided group tours
    • Educational visits
    • Shop
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tourist information
    • Tour free of charge
    • Guided tours
    • Unguided individual tours

    Activities

    • Children's entertainment

    Tour

    Spoken languages

    • French

    Single services tour

    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
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    4 Place du Château
    95450 Guiry-en-Vexin

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