Archéa - Musée archéologique

  • Museum
  • History
  • Sciences and technology
  • Prehistoric
  • Archeological
  • Earthenware and Terracotta

In the heart of a contemporary building, ARCHÉA invites people to discover our country through fascinating archaeological findings uncovered over the last forty years.

Nearly 750 objects, from prehistory to modern times, from 87 archaeological sites, are presented in a lively and interactive permanent exhibition.

Video terminals, digital projections, reconstructions, objects to handle and scale models to help you better understand this rich history.

ARCHÉA also provides a way to understand the day-to-day work of archaeologists through presentations, practical workshops, shows and archaeological site visits organised throughout the year, as well as two temporary exhibitions per year.

Opening and closing times

Every day throughout the year Opening hours on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 1.30 pm and 6 pm. On Saturday and Sunday between 11 am and 6 pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.


Adult: 3 to 3.50 €
Group adults: 70 to 120 €
Group children: 30 to 40 €.

Free entry for children < 26 years, people > 65, press, Job-seeker, children accompanied by an adult, disabled people, disabled people and accompanying persons.

Payment methods accepted

  • Bank/credit card
  • Travellers Cheque


Services and facilities


  • Air conditioning
  • Auditorium
  • Book shop
  • Car park
  • Parking
  • Toilets


  • Booking of general amenities
  • Educational visits
  • Guided tours
  • Shop
  • Wi-fi


  • Activity
  • Children's entertainment
  • Handicrafts workshops
  • Temporary exhibition


Spoken languages

  • English
  • French


  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Physical disability
  • Visual disability
  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Mental disability
  • Hearing disability


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Contact information

  • 56 rue de Paris 95380 Louvres

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