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Parc de la Prehistoire, Tarascon-sur-Ariege

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History Museum
The 13 hectare (32 acre) Parc de la Prehistoire features full-scale reproductions of Magdalenian paintings and sanctuaries from the nearby caves of the Pyrénées. Here, you can enjoy a variety of hands-on educational and scientific activities. Join workshops and learn techniques used by prehistoric man, such as flint knapping (tool-making from raw materials), fire lighting, and hunting. During an archaeological dig at the reproduction site, gain an understanding of archaeological methods. Audio guides allow you to tour and learn at your own pace. Plan your Parc de la Prehistoire visit and explore what else you can see and do in Tarascon-sur-Ariege using our Tarascon-sur-Ariege vacation route planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • A well thought super Park. Recreational and cultural activities, we learn while having fun. The setting is beautiful. To make absolutely
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  • Must ariege outing! I do this dozens of times Park and it s not in lace! Please feel free if you want to discover this part of the story!
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  • Without being an archaeological site, we had a fantastic day because it made us discover through workshops, how to make fire, how to paint on the rocks, how to look at footprints. Then a very interesting exhibition on the prehistoric world a nice restaurant but also tables of Spades picnic which allow to make stops throughout the day.
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  • A great walk with incredible views and a lot of fun hands on learning. I brought the kids here spur of the moment, but it was worth it. They had a great time throwing spears, painting cave walls, learning about making flint tools and fires and how prehistoric man lived. The staff was very friendly and highly knowledgeable. I highly recommend it.
  • Excellent place to take the kids on a nice day. Attractions include museum about stone age life in the valley, try your hand at cave painting and spear throwing, a nice cafe/restaurant and caves with a stream running through it.
  • Family enjoyed the experience. Our second time, and always more to do.
  • A great way to get a feel for what life was like for the cavemen in the area.
  • A super nice with my 5 year old daughter who has adored... A captivating ultra staff which is the key to this exciting day with activities that allow to immerse themselves in the story. The museum is very well done. I highly recommend it. It pays not to mine on the parking... But the surprise and the Park is largely up to a park in the capital! Bravo!
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