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Museo Preistorico dei Balzi Rossi

Via Balzi Rossi, 9 | frazione Grimaldi di Ventimiglia, 18039, Ventimiglia, Italy
+39 0184 38113
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Red zone

Prehistoric learning with open air and museum areas. The staff is pretty creating suspense, enjoy... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ceren P
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visit at the museum and nearby caves

The museum is small but very well organzed and me and my family really enjoyed the visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Domenico B
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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
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27 Sep 2017
“A good "addition" to the beach holiday”
5 days ago
“Red zone”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Balzi Rossi, 9 | frazione Grimaldi di Ventimiglia, 18039, Ventimiglia, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Prehistoric learning with open air and museum areas. The staff is pretty creating suspense, enjoy! Close tag. Interesting area cause you have to pass the border to see that.

Thank Ceren P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is small but very well organzed and me and my family really enjoyed the visit. Fortunately, not many people were present at the moment of our visit. Furthermore, the personnel has been of great help during the visit of the cave, with a...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This is an ok place to see when the sun is not shining, The grottos. are interesting but would not go again.

Thank Bill W
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We managed to reach the museum an hour before its closing, but we were reassured that there is enough time. True. It was interesting and amazing to learn a bit on the pre-historic events - can see good efforts in keeping this place alive. Kids...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The location of the museum is beautiful and if you are in the area visiting villa Hanbury or Menton it is very close. The actual museum is small and if you do not read Italian it is quite difficult as there is very little information...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

...this is a fun stop. There only one english handout, and it has the least interesting info. We walked up from the restaurant Balzi Rossi, and it made a nice post-prandial outing on a sunny and mild winters day.

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Two museums and one outdoor site where you can see the engraving of an animal on the cliff. Information handed out in English. Useful time line and models. Skeletons with barnacle encrusted skulls are most dramatic.

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Reviewed 3 December 2016

Away from the beating track, dates back to pre-historic times and gives a different perspective to the area.

2  Thank Andre161
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Nestled at the base of reddish, sheer cliffs in northern Italy and within 50 meters of the French border is this excellent small museum and outdoor field area which mainly comprises sea caves, two of which are accessible and were inhabited from about 200,000 years...More

2  Thank Roger L
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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Located in a small village near the border of France, it can easily be missed. It was actually a very small museum but quite impressive and amazing. A good education for the children but needs an English translation because all the information is in Italian....More

Thank Maeh2
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