Musee National de Prehistoire

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil , New Aquitaine , France

About Musee National de Prehistoire

Musee National de Prehistoire or the National Prehistoric Museum in Les Eyzies, France, displays an impressive collection of 18,000 prehistoric artefacts, mostly excavated from the Vézère Valley.

Through displays, original pieces and timelines, Musee National de Prehistoire offers an overview of the prehistoric past of this region of France and is a good introduction to the period prior to visiting archaeological sites in the area.

Foreign tourists should note that the exhibitions are mostly in French. Anybody wishing to have a tour in English should call in advance.

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