Discover the site
The Roman villa at Pully is an outstanding example of architectural design from the 1st and 2nd centuries AD. It is amongst the most magnificent houses north of the Alps. One of the main rooms of the villa, which is decorated with a famous fresco showing a charioteer, is on display in the museum. ArchéoLab is a place where young people can discover the past following the exhibitions of the museum. It allows the visitor to feel like an archaeologist and to travel back to the Roman times.
ArchéoLab proposes entertaining afternoons for young children, teenagers and families, workshops during the holidays and special activities for classes. Archéolab is also a place to celebrate your birthdaywith your friends! It also organises interactive exhibitions.
The ArchéoLab also organises activities for people with disabilities. Ask the museum for more information.
ArchéoLab and the villa are open on Wednesdays from 2pm to 6pm, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 6pm. The ArchéoLab is closed during the school holidays. It will reopen on 1 September 2021.
Prices: Adults: 7.-. Students, seniors, disabled: 5.-. Children up to 16 years: free of charge. Combined price ArchéoLab + Musée d'art: 12.-. Special prices for birthdays, groups and school classes: 150.- for 2h and up to 12 children maximum. Groups, minimum 10 persons: 5.- per person, with guide +100.-. The educational programme, the workshops and the guided tours of the Musée d’art et ArchéoLab are free for public institutions. Other schools must contact the museum either per phone on +41 21 721 38 00 or per e-mail email@example.com.
Mini archaeo workshops for 4 to 7 year olds cost 5.- per child. Junior archaeo workshops for 8 to 12 year olds cost 10.- per child.
The ArchéoLab is accessible to people with reduced mobility. The entrance is via a short threshold (slope: 25%, height of the door after the threshold: 6 cm). The reception area and the activity area are on the same level, but the toilets are not adapted to wheelchairs (nearest adapted toilet: Priory building, 70 metres away).
Access to the museum is by an 8-step staircase, and the exhibition area is on one level.
There is an Easy to Read Language guide "Venir au Musée" (in French), which includes the activities of the ArchéoLab.
Free admission every first Saturday of the month.
Access & Contact
The roman Villa is in the middle of the small town of Pully, Avenue Samson-Reymondin 2. The ArchéoLab is located at no. 4 Avenue du Prieuré, across the street.
For people with reduced mobility, there is reserved parking at the Prieuré pay car park (10 m from the Roman Villa) or at the Pully Centre pay car park (200 m away). However, there is no guidance system towards the museum.
Case Postale 279
Tel 021 721 38 00