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Musée de Préhistoire Régionale

Menton | Archéologie - Ethnologie
Free Admission
The Museum took the part of communication. It is to interest the greatest number, including children from schools and colleges, in the great adventure of man through the ages in restoring scenes of time with hunters life-size, tools, clothing, etc.

The visit to the Museum is facilitated by a chronological organization of the various prehistoric sites which are presented in small separate alcoves. Each cave or site thus benefits from a dedicated space:
-Terra Amata site: Homo erectus trying to tame the fire.
-Grotte du Lazaret: 150,000 years ago, hunters of deer and ibex settled in the grotte du Lazaret.
-Great Barma cave: 30 000 years ago, Cro-Magnon men were made elements of adornment for the first time, this by punching shells or teeth animals.
-The last peoples of hunters who gradually change their food practices and announce agriculture
-The first farmers and pastors of the Caucade side, 5,000 years b.c.
- The Bronze Age with the early metallurgists and performers mount Bego.

The basement of the Museum is devoted to the arts and popular traditions of the situated d once

14:00 - 18:00

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Contact details

  • Name: Musée de Préhistoire Régionale
  • Address: Rue Loredan-Larchey - 06500 - Menton - France
  • Phone: (33) 04 93 35 84 64


Librairie, Carterie, Boutique


Exposition, Visite guidée, Atelier

Getting there

  • By train : gare de Menton

Andrea Vellano