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Théâtre Antique


Built during the reign of Emperor Augustus in the 1st century AD, the Antique Theatre in Orange is the best-preserved Roman theatre in the western world. It owes its fame to its monumental stage wall, which gives it exceptional acoustics. Come and discover this giant that has stood the test of time, both by day, with the tour of the monument, and by night, with the Sound Odyssey!

The Museum of Art and History traces the history of Orange from antiquity to the 20th century. Discover priceless treasures!

Another exceptional example of Roman art is the Triumphal Arch!

Built under Tiberius in the 1st century AD, this breathtaking monument is still adorned today with its magnificent panels and friezes commemorating Roman victories over barbarian peoples. Discover the sound trail made up of 12 listening stations surrounding what was once the gateway to the city of Orange.

“From Roman to modern engineering”

Learn how the Roman genius developed and left its mark on our modern cultures and civilisations.

The virtual tour

Take a virtual tour and immerse yourself in the history of the Antique Theatre in Orange through the centuries, and discover its monumental sets!

The Guardians of History

Spring and summer 2024

In April and May, and from 6 July to 15 August, come and meet some of the Theatre’s most emblematic characters and hear their extraordinary adventures and anecdotes.

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Immerse yourself in an extraordinary universe

Since May 2023, the Antique Theatre in Orange has been offering an immersive night-time show: the Odyssée Sonore. A true technological innovation, the Sound Odyssey won an award at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January 2024!

In total immersion, thanks to spatialised and geolocalised high-definition headphones and monumental videomapping projected onto the entire stage wall, the stage and part of the stands, wander through marvellous and fantastic landscapes to meet divinities and characters from Roman mythology. Thrills and chills guaranteed!

90 evenings from 29 March to 30 December 2024.

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