Domus de Cieutat Museums in Eauze

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Friday 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Sunday 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Opens at 02:00 pm

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Location : Town

Province : Navarrenx and Gers des Gaves

Services

  • Cash
  • Credit card accepted
  • Open all year round
  • Parking
  • open 7/7
  • English
    • Here, you will go back in time through a playful and interactive scenography. Do not miss the virtual reconstruction film before setting out to explore a district of the ancient city of Elusa and one of its rich residences: the Domus de Cieutat. Covering an area of 2700 m² in the 4th century AD, it is a place of reception and pageantry of a local notable.

      The Domus de Cieutat & the ELUSA Interpretation Centre are part of ELUSA Ancient Capital. A unique and unique collection of 3 exceptional sites: young and old are invited to discover the secret of aristocratic residences, within the territory of the ancient city of Elusa. The Domus de Cieutat (urban house) offers an essential complement to the visit of the Villa de Séviac (country house), while the rich collections of the Archaeological Museum/Le Trésor d'Eauze (Musée de France) illustrate its refinement. To start your visit, go to the ELUSA Interpretation Centre in the ancient capital of ELUSA at Domus de Cieutat. Gateway to Elusa's heritage, this space will allow you to discover the scale of the ancient city through a modern and playful scenography.

      An archaeological and fun adventure for all !
      A hotspot, there's always something going on at ELUSA! "Special juniors" activities: treasure hunts, storytelling, creative workshops in the Antique "mosaic", "jewelry", "ceramics" and initiation into archaeological excavation. For the whole family: guided tours, creative workshops, musical and festive nights, ELUSA Roman festival, conferences ... Consult the cultural program on www.elusa.fr

      OPENING TIME
      The 3 sites of ELUSA Capitale Antique are open to the general public every day between April and November.
      Low season (april, october, november holidays)from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
      Average season (May, June, September)from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
      High season (July August)from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

      All year. On reservation from 10 people.

      PRICES
      Full price: 1 site (€6/person); 2 sites (10€/person); 3 sites (12€/person)
      Child rate 11-17 years old: 1 site (2€/person); 2 sites (3€/person); 3 sites (4€/person)
      Reduced rate*: 1 site (5€/person); 2 sites (7€/person); 3 sites (9€/person)
      Free: under 18, job seekers, people with disabilities, students of art history and archeology, ICOM card holders (with proof)
      *The reduced rate is granted to people under 26, holders of the privilege passport and holders of the tourism-leisure-culture card

      - Closure of the 3 sites of ELUSA Capitale Antique on January 1 and December 25
      - Closing of the Museum during the Férias d'Eauze

      Find it on the Guide du Gers's Blog...

      Elusa: Ancient Capital, visit a Gallo-Roman Domus!
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Traveller Reviews Domus de Cieutat

4.4 sur 5 214 reviews

  • Magda

    2 sur 5 Reviews posted by Magda on 19/10/2021

    Mixed feelings about the place. On one hand you will see a fantastic Roman villa, excavated and well protected, but on the other hand you will get no information in English. All the additional explanations around villa are in French, the same about the museum in old railway station. However here you may ask for a pack of translated texts. When I was there it looked like a lady from a reception didn’t know they have it

  • marc Bernier

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by marc Bernier on 13/08/2018

    Hi, we went to the guided visit at 10h30 perfect timing in summer... We loved it nothing really professional but rather local: cool and warm. Our guide, also basically in charge of everything for this site was friendly helpful and very knowledgeable on this period.. Our 2 kids 9 and 12 keep a good memory of this +- one hour visit.

  • Linda Emmins

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by Linda Emmins on 06/09/2019

    Very interesting and informative. The panels round the site describe how a town is laid out, the instruments used and finally how each plot is divided up and sold on first development. Amazing these Romans

Traveller Reviews Domus de Cieutat

4.0 sur 5 69 reviews

  • "Disappointing"

    2 / 5 Reviews posted by Mikepw (UK) on 19/09/2016

    The exhibition (inside the old rail station) is OK but the actual Domus (excavated villa) seemed to be more about the impressive architecture of the cover. Nothing about the rooms or people to bring...

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  • "Partners with Villa de Séviac"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by immorissal (Belgium) on 15/08/2016

    Compared to the site of the nearby Villa de Séviac (Montréal, apprx 10 km east) the site of Cieutat is a bit of a disappointment. Though also large in size, much less is left of this part of Roman...

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  • "Modern interpretation, Roman town villa"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Violetsbrook (Cape Breton Island, Canada) on 23/11/2014

    The domus is a recently opened interpretive centre and the excavated ruins of a large villa in the Roman town of Elusa. The centre sets the stage for the ruins by showing maps, experiential...

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Domus de Cieutat

Address

Allée Julien Laudet
32800 Eauze

Contacts

Phone : 05 62 09 71 38

GPS coordinates

43° 51'38.85"N, 0° 6'37.02"E

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