Merovingian Archaeology at the Museum of the Dark AgesLife
in the country to the north of Gaul during the Merovingian times
Discover the Franks at the time of Clovis
t Marle (department
of Aisne to the north of France), come and discover the Franks during the times
of Clovis at Archaeological Park - Museum of the Dark Ages. You will travel across
Early Middle Age, especially during the Merovingian period.
Merovingian archaeology is everywhere present across reconstitutions as a Merovingian
farm, a Frankish village
and a Merovingian
Visit the Museum and you will discover several
frank creations as fibulas, franciscas, belt-buckles… Every object
exposed at the museum comes from archaeological searches on the site of Goudelancourt-lès-Pierrepont
The Museum of the Dark Ages at Marle is the result of about
25 years of archaeological researches
carried out by voluntary workers. Are we excavators or responsible
for excavations, conceptor of the museum or of the park ? We all are volunteers.
for us, volunteering does not mean amateurish work!
Our work is guide by a scientific and rigorous mind, and our will is to share
with you what we discovered.
Come and visit the Museum, pass a pleasant
and quiet afternoon in the park, or watch the shows at historical reconstitutions
during our events ! It will
be a great pleasure for us to share with you our passion.