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Vulcania

2 route de Mazayes, 63230 Saint-Ours, France
+33 4 73 19 70 00
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Adored by young dinosaur and volcano lovers

We spent the entire day at Vulcania, with a 6 year old and a 2.5 year old. The park thrilled our 6... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
nomadiva
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Brilliant

This place isn't a theme park, however it is the best interactive, experiential museum I have ever... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
mummypig02
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Would you like to learn more about the Earth, its mysteries and beauty? Are you ready to face almighty volcanoes and natural forces? Get ready to explore Vulcania and journey to the heart of the Volcanoes of Auvergne. A unique experience with family or friends awaits you at Vulcania! Move to the Earth's rhythm with rides, moving platforms, 5D films on giant screens, tethered balloon, interactive events and scientific theatre. For more information about exploring Vulcania, please visit on the Vulcania website.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good46%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“an adult” (3 reviews)
“whole family” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2 route de Mazayes, 63230 Saint-Ours, France
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We spent the entire day at Vulcania, with a 6 year old and a 2.5 year old. The park thrilled our 6 year old, who loves both volcanoes and dinosaurs. For him, it was one of the highlights of our 3 week trip to France....More

Thank nomadiva
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This place isn't a theme park, however it is the best interactive, experiential museum I have ever been to. It is good value for money. The whole family will enjoy it and learn from it. The waiting times for the 4D experiences were fine. There...More

Thank mummypig02
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Ok, so in July, contrary to other reviewers there are no lines and no wait at all. Every "ride" was pretty much empty. Its not a ride, but just a enhanced video experience. But speaking of the quality of it. It's very much low tech....More

3  Thank 345mike678
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We drove past signs for this on the autoroute between Moulins and The Dordogne and thought "Why not? Can't think of a volcano museum we can go to in the UK!" When we arrived it was teeming and is obviously a must see in this...More

2  Thank neddyb1
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Went for a second time with my daughter and her boyfriend. It was a nice hot day and we had a fairly good time. Be warned, it is nothing like the theme parks the Brits are used to. It is educational, but most of the...More

Thank pamela w
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Take a guided tour !! it is worthwile. You learn a lot about geology, vulcano's. The guides are very well informed and good teachers

Thank Vacancesenfrance2016
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went there mid August. Queues were at least 45 minutes for all attractions, rides typically take 6 to 8 minutes - air balloon had a 75 minute queue. Even though I speak fluent French, my kids do not, English is very poorly covered, many of...More

1  Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We were going on a 4pad trip across France and we planned to stay in this part of France since Vulcania was recommended by a friend as a must-visit for the kids. The place was packed but it is a huge park and there are...More

Thank LaithEM
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Not Eurodisney bit it doesn't claim to be. It is a highly interesting place for adults to visit while it keeps children and teenagers entertained for hours. w heave been every year since it opened, our kids have grown up now but still enjoy the...More

Thank Frank O
Reviewed 21 July 2016

An interesting and entertaining park. Enough to see and do for more than one day. A bit awkward with kids under 5 due to some amusements being age-limited. Outdoor parts not all suitable for disabled people.

Thank Reuben M
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