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Chronographe - archaeological museum

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Center of archaeological interpretation. The history of the antique city of Ratiatum, discovered in the basement of Rezé.

It is implanted at the heart of the archeological site of Saint-Lupien to Rezé and overhangs the chapel Saint-Lupien, as well as the vestiges of the old Gallo-Roman harbour district. Thanks to the digital, playful and interactive tools proposed in the permanent exhibition, the visitor experiments the methods of the archaeology and goes off to explore the history of Ratiatum.

Horaires

- From September to June : Wednesday to Sunday 14:00 –18:00.
- July and August: Tuesday to Sunday 14:00 – 19:00.

Closed annually from 1st January to 23th February 2024. Closed on bank holidays except on 14th July.
Last ticket issued 30 minutes prior to closing

Contact

https://lechronographe.nantesmetropole.fr/home.html

02 52 10 83 20


Le Chronographe travels the history of the antique city of Ratiatum, discovered in the basement of Rezé and explored by the archaeologists since the 80s.It is implanted at the heart of the archeological site of Saint-Lupien to Rezé and overhangs the chapel Saint-Lupien, as well as the vestiges of the old Gallo-Roman harbour district. Thanks to the digital, playful and interactive tools proposed in the permanent exhibition, the visitor experiments the methods of the archaeology and goes off to explore the history of Ratiatum. Center of metropolitan archaeological interpretation, Le Chronographe is at the heart of the archaeological current events of the metropolis and proposes a set of conferences, animations and temporary exhibitions(exposures).

OPENING TIMES

February-June: Wednesday-Sunday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
July and August : Tuesday-Sunday: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
September-December: Wednesday-Sunday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Closed from 1 January to 1st day of February school holidays (zone B)
Closed on public holidays except for 14 July and 15 August
Last ticket issued 30 minutes prior to closing

Booking required for groups