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The wealth of the collections lets you to relive the history of Bordeaux.

In 1962, the city of Bordeaux decided to turn the original archaeological purpose of the stone museum into a museum of regional history, archaeology and ethnography: it was then officially named as the Musée d'Aquitaine.
Since 1970, the municipality of Bordeaux has been considering locating the Musée d'Aquitaine on the site in Cours Pasteur of the former faculty of literature and science, established in 1886.

Open to the public since 1987, the Musée d'Aquitaine is situated right in the very heart of the city, close to the Place Pey-Berland and the cathedral. The wealth of its collections lets the visitor relive the history of Bordeaux and its region, from prehistory until the present day, and enhances the links of this city and its hinterland with overseas.

Admission prices :
- Full price : 4 €
- Reduced price : 2 €

Closed on 1 January, 4 April, 13 April, 1 May, 8 May, 1 June, 23 May, 21 May, 1 November, 11 November and 25 December
There is a charge for the temporary exhibitions

Museum of Aquitaine
20, cours Pasteur
33000 Bordeaux

Phone number
05 56 01 51 00

05 56 44 24 36


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