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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. Take a look at our Tautavel day trip planner to schedule your visit to Museum of Prehistory Tautavel and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Museum of Prehistory Tautavel reviews
I was expecting something new and modern given the high profile of this site and all the advertising in tourist publications. Instead I got a series of not well executed dioramas (even the taxidermy..... more »
Basically this is a very good museum. The arceological sites are described so a visitor will get a feeling for what has found and how. But the world of museums has changed a lot during the last... more »
Se were given an English folder, but I would have preferd info in each exhibit room and by the objects. But the did try.
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