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Musee National de Prehistoire

1 rue du Musee, 24620 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France
+33 5 53 06 45 45
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1 rue du Musee, 24620 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France
+33 5 53 06 45 45
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Was fascinated by this amazing museum really well thought out. It took longer to look round than I thought it would. Do not miss this.

Thank Steph N
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a modern museum, well laid out, well lit & with a lot of exhibits. There are numerous audio visual displays showing (mainly) how tools were made & used & lots & lots of glass cases showing the development of mankind over thousands &...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Worth a visit if in the area as it has a lot of useful background on the different tool making techniques. Unless you are very interested in stone napping, there are way too many stone tool fragments here. It would be better if smaller but...More

Thank mt499
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A very instructive and great museum: plenty of artefacts, films and explanations to better know our beginnings and the life and evolution of human beings.

Thank Fabyenne L
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited with our 3 children and like many of the sites in the area, under 18's are no charge. We really appreciate the French view of educating the next generation. The content of the museum was amazing but so was the architecture of the...More

Thank Cristy_Secombe
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The temporary exhibit of "Le Troisième Homme" brought us to the museum as we took advantage of the free entrances given on the first Sunday of each month. Our daughter is an archeologist and has amply educated (brain-washed) her young children and us, on prehistory....More

Thank Ofelia G
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This attractive modern building houses a vast collection of stone age artefacts. We visited with young children so perhaps did not appreciate it fully - if we had visited without I would have given it 5 stars. The exhibits are very well presented with some...More

Thank Lachs76
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The museum was a very hard visit for the non-francophone. No audio guides, and only laminated A4 sheets with explanations in English, but the laminated sheets were kind of hard to find and hard to match with what was being displayed. The outside of the...More

Thank Lisi_9
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I learnt so much here. you don't have to have perfect French as a lot of the Museum has wonderful visual aids and leaflets written in other languages. It's a mind blowing place really and perfect start to any visit to the Prehistoric sites in...More

1  Thank molusca
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This museum was more for those with a specialist interest than for the casual visitor expecting to learn a bit more general knowledge of the living environment of our early ancestors. The displays in the main were glass case after case of similar objects. There...More

Thank Alan W
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We did not have enough cash and they did not take Master Card or American Express card so we had to use our Debit card and the number was used 7 months after our visit for 3 purchases but our bank fraud department was... More