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This museum, housed in the former 17C pawnshop, has Gallo-Roman, Merovingian, Prehistoric and Protohistoric exhibits. The Gallo-Roman section features a rich pottery and glassware collection, a 3C-4C lead sarcophagus and a Roman well dug out of a hollow oak tree trunk. In the Merovingian section, note the objects found around the royal tomb of Childeric (excavated in 1653).
- Address : Rue des Carmes 8 B - 7500 Tournai7500Tournai
- Phone : 069222045
- Prices : € 2 (under 6: free admittance; aged 6-18: € 1.50); free admittance 1st Sun of the month (except temporary exhibitions).
Opening hours :
- Visiting: Apr-Oct: 9.30am-12.30pm and 2pm-5.30pm; rest of the year: 10am-12 noon and 2pm-5pm, Sun 2pm-5pm (last admittance 30min prior to closing time). Closed Tue, Jan 1-2 and 8, Apr 6, Sep 17, Nov 1-2, 11 and 15, Dec 24-31.