Learn all about Neanderthals and the prehistoric ages by going for a visit to the Paleosite. The park area covers almost 10 hectares (24.7 acres) of land, while the covered area spreads across 2000 sq meters (21527.8 sq feet) of the site land. The theme park offers visitors a close look at the prehistoric world and the prehistoric lifestyle. Imagine taking a journey back in time, traveling 15 billion years back and living with Neanderthals. You can also do some shopping here, as the gift shop sells a huge collection of various memorabilia and archaeological items. Plan trip to Saint-Cesaire with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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Honnêtement, j'étais venue à son ouverture il y a de nombreuses années et je n'avais à l'époque vraiment pas été emballée (musée assez vide au final). Aujourd'hui, j'ai réessayé en me disant que le si... more »Honestly, I came here when it opened many years ago and I had at the time really wasn't packed (Museum quite empty in the end). Today, I tried telling me that the site had of the grow since and that he probably had to qualify my remarks, but frankly there is nothing... On the contrary, the facilities took a big hit of old and are poorly maintained (many interactive panels did not work and were very degraded). Museography remained in its own juice, with a technology that could have a side in 2005, today modern is completely overwhelmed... Visit 3-4 rooms without interest or Museum value (a few panels, a few reconstructions of species and movies...), a park not specially raised and maintained with here and there a few meagre reconstructions of Neanderthal camps outdoors, all for max 1 hour tour and especially 10 euros per adult! I think it's shameful limit at this price... BRE really no interest, do not waste your time or your money, it's worth the shot. On the sector and to stay in the archaeological theme (go from the Paleolithic to the Neolithic / Roman Empire!), instead go to the mill of the Fa of Barzan to discover a museography of quality and a course rich and interesting, all for the modest sum of 5 euros per adult. You will not be disappointed!
One year on I feel compelled to write another review. What was magnificent last year has rapidly deteriorated. All the electronics no longer work, the face morphing feature has disappeared, so many el... more »
Un voyage dans le temps à faire en famille, entre amis, pour (re)découvrir les traces de notre histoire. Le Paléosite offre une diversité de parcours tant ludiques que culturels. Vous aurez du mal à s... more »A journey in time for family, friends, to (re) discover the traces of our history. The Paleosite offers a diversity of both fun and cultural backgrounds. You won't want to get out of this time travel in the company of Neanderthals, to the discovery of a way of life, a Neolithic kitchen.
Rather for the little ones
One of the few sites dedicated more particularly a Neanderthal, activities can be proposed, without obligation. Workshops are far from the usual tourist clichés, and strive to include only the last knowledge by consensus. From April to October are held, once by me, (free) lectures, a Friday night. You can then dine on booking and will be disappointed, nor by the quality and quantity... What about the Director and staff? A passionate, friendly and affordable despite their immense skills and knowledge team. The site host, once a year, a round of the Championship of Europe of prehistoric arms, you can follow with the tasting of a pig on a spit... Memorable!
A good time for the big and the small. Nice animations. The place is worth a visit
Place to do absolutely and for all the family. Between the Museum, updates in situations outside and by the time the demonstrations (make the fires, hunting...), there is everything to understand the period of Neanderthal man and Cromagnon. However in order to attend demonstrations, avoid the days of strong inflows, if not, it can be difficult to see... The majority of the site is asseccible and well thought for people with reduced mobility.
Nice Park, we learn many things and the animations are really very interesting.
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