Arché French-language directory of archaeological resources:

French national archaeology association for local authorities (ANACT):

Carbone 14, radio programme devoted to archaeology (France Inter):

Centre Camille Jullian, Mediterranean and African archaeology research unit of the University of Aix-Marseille, the CNRS, and the French Ministry of Culture:


French National Institute of Preventive Archaeological Research (Inrap):

Paris archaeology department (DHAAP): site internet

Archaeological sites open to the public (partial list)

MuséoParc Alésia:

Bibracte archaeological site and museum. Mont Beuvray (Morvan, Bourgogne):

Centre des monuments nationaux (CMN)

Lattes, archaeological site and Henri Prades museum:

La Frabrique de la ville, archaeology unit of Saint-Denis:

Loupian Villa, museum and archaeological site: museum website

Museums and interpretation centres


  • Biblissima: Observatory of Medieval and Renaissance Written Heritage, (manuscrits and ancient prints from the 8th to 18th centuries).
  • Europeana: digitalised museum collections of institutions across Europe launched in November 2008 by the European Commission.
  • Gallica: digital library of the Bibliothèque nationale de France and its partners.
  • Histoire des arts: specialist directory compiled by the French Ministry of Culture of a selection of cultural and artistic resources.
  • Images d'art: images of works held by the RMN-Grand Palais and its partner museums
  • Isidore: ISIDORE is a research platform providing access to digital data in the humanities and social sciences (SHS). ISIDORE is the work of a major research infrastructure, HumaNum (CNRS, Aix-Marseille Université, Campus Condorcet).
  • Regards: an image bank of monuments.