Archeon, Netherlands

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Archeon
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Archeon medieval bakery
Location Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands
Opened 1994 (1994)

Archeon is an archeological living museum in Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands. It opened in 1994.

The museum features various historical periods of Dutch history via Historical reenactments. Among the periods portrayed are the Stone Age, the Roman times and the Medieval period. The museum also contains an arena, where reenactments of gladiator fights are held

Archeon is host to several festivals such as the Midsummer Fair, the Midwinter Fair and the Roman Festival.

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Coordinates: 52°06′55″N 4°39′04″E / 52.1154°N 4.6512°E / 52.1154; 4.6512