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Musee de Perigord, Perigueux
(1.9/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
Founded in 1835, Musee de Perigord functions as a site dedicated to archeology and ethnography. The museum has more than 2 km (1.2 miles) of permanent exhibitions showing about a tenth of its 45,000 works. Highlights include the fossil skeleton from Regourdou (a 90,000-year-old Neanderthal) and engraved reindeer from Limeuil. In 1857, the museum began to feature fine art--the current collection includes paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and architectural pieces, arranged by century. Our Perigueux travel itinerary planner makes visiting Musee de Perigord and other Perigueux attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • If you think that Périgueux is not a "big" city, this museum is more than rich, both in prehistory, Ethnology, paintings, sculptures, etc. and in entertainment.
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  • The exposures were poorly organised in general, as if he was the storage of objects. The objects were all accompanied by a description which is unfortunate for people less low. Apart from that, they have a very large amount of interesting to see objects.
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  • for lovers of museums, not to be missed - it is rich in knowledge, very beautiful discoveries!
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