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Museum of Prehistory Tautavel, Tautavel

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See the oldest human found on French soil at Museum of Prehistory Tautavel, dedicated to the history of the first Europeans. The 450,000-year-old remains of Homme de Tautavel inspired the 21-room interactive museum, where you can examine the fruits of archeological excavations that have taught scholars about humankind's ancestors. The museum features authentic, detailed reproductions of prehistoric scenes, giving visitors a glimpse of history through the people, animals, and landscapes that existed nearly half a million years ago. Don't miss the wide range of tactile exhibits here--you're encouraged to touch the displays. Put Museum of Prehistory Tautavel on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Tautavel vacation planner.
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  • The children have loved, free activities for children (making the game, necklaces...) accessible to a wheelchair
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  • Nice, very nice and fun visit with all also great stagings than the other! I just wish I had the opportunity to see real excavation in live maybe a future idea...?
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  • A lot of documentation and interesting media... However, a bit long and aging materials. Otherwise a nice rewarding and friendly with beautiful windows and bones of prehistoric tools.
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