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Lascaux II, Montignac

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Cave Art Museum
Lascaux II features replicas of the famed Lascaux Cave's 17,000-year-old Paleolithic paintings, which are only 200 m (650 ft) away. Discovered in 1940 and opened to the public in 1948, the original cave attracted 1,200 visitors a day. By 1955, carbon dioxide and light had begun to damage the paintings. In 1963, the cave was shut down to preserve the art. The museum opened in 1983. Look for a replica of the cave's Great Hall of Bulls and the Painted Gallery. A visit to Lascaux II represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Montignac itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • New Lascaux opened 12/2016, it brings you 20.000 years back in a fantastic structure, but be aware to pre-book your visit-time. Schedule al least 1 our, there is a nice an affordable "brasserie", a re...  more »
  • Enjoyed this reproduction of the caves. Super well done and we had the funniest guide. Made it so interesting. The whole area was a joy to visit. Prior to the visit I was unaware of these caves so I l...  more »
  • As a tourist, you can now visit the super modern Lascaux IV or go up the hill to Lascaux II (and see the door to Lascaux I--the real deal). Lascaux IV has a cafe, gift shop, videos and all of the glit...  more »