Musee de Prehistoire, Carnac

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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. Take a look at our Carnac trip planner to schedule your visit to Musee de Prehistoire and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Very well organized, clean and complete museum. Too sharp for a visit with children, despite the workshops offered.
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  • Delighted with this visit, do not miss it especially it is a return to our past and what a retout we had a great time
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  • A beautiful museum and an extremely informative hour and a half visit To see also to better understand the "alignments" of Carnac
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  • Unique collection of artifacts from the area including 5000 year old tools, weapons and skeletons. Lots of information in several different languages. Reasonably priced, worth a visit. Watch the opening times though.. In May 2018 it's closed on Tuesdays, and on all other days it shuts between 12.30 and 2.30pm.
  • Very interesting displays and artifacts but some could use some updating.
  • Interesting museum of the prehistoric time. Nice staff with good knowledge.
  • Very small museum. French only. Doesn't explain the allignments of carnac. (No one can, but a bit more focus would be nice). It does show the other prehistoric artifacts in the surrounding.
  • Good info about the local (pre)history, not so good for kids, make sure you pick up the translation book if you don't speak French.
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