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Musee National de Prehistoire

1 rue du Musee, 24620 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France
+33 5 53 06 45 45
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1 rue du Musee, 24620 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, France
+33 5 53 06 45 45
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temporary exhibit of "Le Troisième Homme" brought us to the museum as we took advantage of the free entrances given on the first Sunday of each month. Our daughter is an archeologist and has amply educated (brain-washed) her young children and us, on prehistory....More

Thank Ofelia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This attractive modern building houses a vast collection of stone age artefacts. We visited with young children so perhaps did not appreciate it fully - if we had visited without I would have given it 5 stars. The exhibits are very well presented with some...More

Thank Lachs76
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The museum was a very hard visit for the non-francophone. No audio guides, and only laminated A4 sheets with explanations in English, but the laminated sheets were kind of hard to find and hard to match with what was being displayed. The outside of the...More

Thank Lisi_9
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I learnt so much here. you don't have to have perfect French as a lot of the Museum has wonderful visual aids and leaflets written in other languages. It's a mind blowing place really and perfect start to any visit to the Prehistoric sites in...More

1  Thank molusca
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This museum was more for those with a specialist interest than for the casual visitor expecting to learn a bit more general knowledge of the living environment of our early ancestors. The displays in the main were glass case after case of similar objects. There...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 5 July 2017

It's difficult to know how to pitch a review for this museum. On the one hand it contains an impressive collection of prehistoric artefacts, some of which have been painstakingly pieced together. The majority of the finds have come from the nearby Vezere valley -...More

Thank ArryAwk
Reviewed 29 June 2017

While scholars come from all over the world to study here, for the rest of us there are short and fascinating demonstration films and wonderful models which bring the Paleolithic to life. Nice family tree for hominins at the entrance, and an interesting architectural design...More

Thank azjayhawks
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Whilst one cannot fault this world class museum it is very specialised. Although there are a number of fact sheets n English and other languages, most of the detailed explanation of the individual exhibits are in French. But you're not going to visit the National...More

Thank Wellfan
Reviewed 22 June 2017

There is an incredible collection of pre-history artefacts in this very modern Museum but its almost impossible to navigate your way through it. Once inside, its just too difficult and time consuming to understand everything, as all the displays are signed in French only. I'm...More

Thank MadamJosephine
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This museum has a TON of stuff. It struck us as a delightful place for people who come with some knowledge of and appreciation for prehistory, but for others, it might well be dense, dry, and overwhelming. (The labels/descriptions are all in French, too.) It's...More

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We did not have enough cash and they did not take Master Card or American Express card so we had to use our Debit card and the number was used 7 months after our visit for 3 purchases but our bank fraud department was... More