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Musee de la Prehistoire

Le Grand-Pressigny, 37350 Le Grand-Pressigny, France
+33 2 47 94 90 20
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Prehistory comes alive in a beautiful setting

When you hear "prehistory" some of the family's eyes will glaze over, but just get them inside and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann W
Great museum and fabulous building

Kids loved this prehistoric museum / it's been refurbished to a super high standard. Kids and... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
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Le Grand-Pressigny, 37350 Le Grand-Pressigny, France
+33 2 47 94 90 20
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you hear "prehistory" some of the family's eyes will glaze over, but just get them inside and I feel sure they will find something to interest them. It's in a beautiful setting, being incorporated into an old chateau, but impressively restored with the biggest...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Kids loved this prehistoric museum / it's been refurbished to a super high standard. Kids and parents loved it. You have to make sure you enjoy some of the workshops and demos which they run - brilliant. Lots to do around the village also. Well...More

Thank BenWLondon
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Although I'm not too interested in museums or things prehistoric, I couldn't help but admire how the ruins of the Chateau had been rebuilt with a modern twist which somehow seemed to accentuate the old. Very well laid out and although no English notices, the...More

Thank cvalen7024
Reviewed 24 May 2016

It's a fun and educational place for your kids, the building itself it's really impressive with big windows and sunlight everywhere, makes it even more appealing

Thank Pufbunny
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We loved the wooly mammoth and the pre-historic elk! No cafe, but a huge picnic area and lovely gardens.

Thank Nahsma
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I appreciate people we have spoken to do not like the new building attached to the old chateau but I think it looks excellent facilities are good too, as well as the grounds and car park spacious. And what a location.

1  Thank stephen h
Reviewed 3 December 2015

We stayed in this small town as a base to visit some of the châteaux in the area. Moral of this story? Don't ignore what's on your doorstep! We certainly hadn't expected to find such an incredible and extensive collection in such a small town,...More

2  Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We had not expected to find and view the quality and quantity of artefacts gathered and beautifully presented and protected in this musuem. Don,t let the modern building put you off, it actually is transformed from the original walls and foundations which become evident when...More

1  Thank Sandy E
museegdpressigny, Agent d'accueil at Musee de la Prehistoire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2015

We thank you very much for your message. Indeed, the museum is very interesting in blend of old and new architecture. We are proud of make discover objects and artefacts often unknown by the general public and which have made the reputation of the region....More

Reviewed 29 June 2014

We first visited the museum about 12 years ago, when it was housed in much smaller premises. This was our first visit since the new, much larger, museum opened. As on our previous visit, we were amazed at the display of stone tools and other...More

Thank CindyAnn37
museegdpressigny, Gérant at Musee de la Prehistoire, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2014

Good afternoon, We have received your message and we thank you. We are delighted that you are appreciated our Museum and its regional collections of Prehistory. We know that the absence of English translation is a problem but we try to propose sufficient solutions for...More

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