11 May -30 Oct 2005, 29 Nov 2005-15 Jan 2006. Modern French cuisine is of course wonderful today. But what was it like in ancient times? If you want to learn about Roman traditions and ancient Gallic culinary habits, visit this exhibition at the Archaeological Crypt of Notre-Dame cathedral. Did the ancestors of todays French also eat snails and frogs? Discover the bygone palate-teasing pleasures through the themes of cultivation, farming and production in the developing city of Lutetia (Paris). The exhibition is also a chance to discover this unique crypt dating from the Roman period. Tickets cost 3.30, 2.20, 1.60. Tue-Sun 10.00-18.00
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Pleasures of ancient times.
CRYPTE ARCHEOLOGIQUE DU PARVIS DE NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS. 1, PLACE DU PARVIS DE NOTRE-DAME, 75004 PARIS. CLOSEST METRO STATION IS CITE. TEL. +33-155425010