When in Bordeaux, the Aquitaine Museum is well worth a visit, especially if you are a history buff. The museum presents the history of the city and its region from pre historic time to the present day. The museum houses impressive collections of archeology, history and regional ethnology. The Aquitaine Museum has been open since the late 18th century and offers visitors a wonderful collection of artifacts that would surely keep them busy for a couple of hours. Those visiting this interesting museum will find it quite fascinating as it provides good insight of the history of the region. Home to a section of the Lascaux cave paintings, axes from the stone age, Gallo-Roman ceramic and glass and many more amazing exhibits, the museum is definitely worth paying a visit to, when in the city of Bordeaux.
Free for the main collection. 5 Euros for special exhibitions
Tuesday to Sunday: 11:00 am-6:00pm (closed on Mondays and holidays)
Around one and a half hours or more if time permits
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families
All the exhibits if possible
Muslim visitors looking for prayer facilities in the vicinity of the Aquitaine Museum could ask the locals for directions to the nearest mosque, as the city is known to house a number of them. If unable to locate a mosque nearby, Muslim visitors could ask the museum staff to direct them to a clean and quiet space to offer their prayers, when necessary.
Finding Halal food in the city of Bordeaux is possible since there are some good Halal restaurants catering to its Muslim residents as well as visitors. Muslim tourists could make inquiries at the mosque regarding the location of these outlets. If unable to locate one when at the museum, visitors could dine on vegetarian or seafood dishes after ensuring non-Halal items are not added in the dish.