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.
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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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