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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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  • Museum of Prehistory with scenarios very similar comprehensive history with the description of a prehistoric cave.. many bones and maps of the area very interesting
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  • Very nice surprise that this museum completely redone, pure happiness, memes of teenagers have exploded, it means everything
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  • We feel the old Museum... perfect for school visits or lovers! We did a small overdose of rocks and bones, while logical in a Museum of prehistory and... lack of interactivity and more playful pedagogy. Some things are still good and interest to us. See anyway if you're in the area, but it's not worth making a detour to this museum. Fortunately in the price of the ticket there is the 2nd Museum at the Palace of the Congress more modern and present in a more technological way and so captivating!
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