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Musee de Prehistoire, Carnac

(3.3/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Musee de Prehistoire boasts an impressive collection of archaeological artifacts, taking you on a journey through 450,000 years of human history. From the Paleolithic Age to the Gallo-Roman era, go back in time to learn about prehistoric stone architecture, megaliths, their burial rituals, and their everyday lives. Two floors of the building are organized thematically and chronologically displaying maps, models, and plans, as well as artifacts found in archeological excavations. Add Musee de Prehistoire to your Carnac travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Carnac vacation trip planner.
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  • We especially loved the exhibit on the excavations of the Pequart family in the 20-30 of XXc. The Museum is not very big but there are many things to see. In addition, make alignments of Carnac.
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  • a box ticker for me 3,000 standing stones over 4 km . able to walk amongst the stones and take pictures .,some of the stone 10 ft plus . not known what they are or do . must see 
  • Museum dated but indispensable when it comes to carnac. It's time to give a little bit of fees and improve the pedagogy of the panels. Uninteresting for young children.
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  • We went yesterday at 12 only to discover it was to close between 12:30 and 2pm. We decided half an hour an hour would be inadequate so said we would return today. We returned today to find it was closed all day. The website is incorrect as it opens on different days in different months and is actually closed almost every day in January. I suggest you call to confirm the opening time before taking the trip to get there.
  • Super boring and passieloos museum. Because people from all over the world come to Carnac, one can not complain about the number of visitors. Only suitable for French-speaking. The Dutch translation that is present, is so bad that my son of 6 that sees itself.
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  • Nice little Museum, many of the explanations though were only in French. Nothing particular on the whole of the visit.
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  • Very understanding and chart, it also shows the efforts of the archaeological research done by the researchers.
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  • A very interesting visit to make.
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