Musee de la Prehistoire, Penmarch

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Au cœur du parc naturel régional des gorges du Verdon à Quinson, le musée de Préhistoire des gorges du Verdon retrace la grande histoire de l'Homme en Provence depuis 1 million d'années. Il présente le résultat de fouilles archéologiques menées dans le Verdon depuis 50 ans. Construit par l'architecte Norman Foster, il est l'un des plus grands musées de Préhistoire d'Europe;

Located in Quinson, in the heart of the Verdon, the Gorges du Verdon Museum of Prehistory presents the results of archaeological digs carried out in the Verdon for over 50 years. A trip back in time for all with its circuit of alternating scenes from everyday life in prehistoric times,interactive displays and original archaeological artefacts. Designed by the architect Norman Foster, the museum is one of the biggest Museums of Prehistory in Europe.

Le musée de Préhistoire des gorges du Verdon est ouvert du 1er février au 15 décembre. Gorges du Verdon Museum of Prehistory opens from 01/02 to 15/12.

Fermeture le mardi sauf pendant les vacances de la zone B

Février/mars/avril : 10h - 18h

Avril/mai/juin : 10h - 19h

Juillet/août : 10h - 20h

Septembre : 10h - 19h

Octobre/ 15 décembre: 10h - 18h

Close Tuesdays except during zone B French school holidays

February/March 10am - 9pm

April /May/June 10am - 7pm

July/August 10am - 8pm

September 10am - 7pm

October/15th December 10am - 6pm
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  • September 1, 2017
    A Museum no doubt interesting for specialists but frankly uninteresting for the uninitiated are we. It is true that at €3,50 the entry... in short, unfortunately little explanation and not really much to see, the end of the visit proof of skulls of the middle ages at the end all in a slightly dated décor. The museum displays the color! It is engraved on the prehistoric Museum façade and not Museum of prehistory cela is true!. Does not deserve the detour for a layman who wanted to discover this distant past breton
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  • August 27, 2017
    The Museum is small, manageable and beautiful location. Who is just a little interested in prehistoric times and is in the area, should take a good hour, to not miss this little gem of a museum. On this delightful prehistoric life is represented here with simple means, with skillful presentation and good information (also in German and English) understandable. One asks there are also interesting supplementary and further information on the man at the cash register.
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  • August 24, 2017
    The building is a little tired (although it may be replaced soon I gather) and the labeling of the exhibits could do with a refresh (also on the way I believe, and I know how much a new labeled case c...  more »
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  • July 5, 2017
    Lovely friendly reception, very interesting & set in a stunning location
  • September 10, 2017
    Visited September 10, 2017. Does not look much from the outside, septic before the visit. But once inside, friendly staff, we were pleasantly surprised of the pieces presented. Entry € 3.5 per person, worth visiting.
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  • August 30, 2017
    A rather complete Museum exhibits. This museum lack of modernity. Placards are past and some texts should be updated.
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  • July 23, 2017
    The visit quickly, but it's friendly and the floor at the entrance with its dolmens and its stone tunnels are very fun. Fun for children, an epetit stand of coloring as well as a small booklet suggested
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  • August 29, 2017
    Small museum to the content interesting too bad for the somewhat outdated presentation. We liked much anyway.
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