Musee de Prehistoire boasts an impressive collection of archaeological artifacts, taking you on a journey through 450,000 years of human history. From the Paleolithic Age to the Gallo-Roman era, go back in time to learn about prehistoric stone architecture, megaliths, their burial rituals, and their everyday lives. Two floors of the building are organized thematically and chronologically displaying maps, models, and plans, as well as artifacts found in archeological excavations. Take a look at our Carnac trip planner to schedule your visit to Musee de Prehistoire and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Musee de Prehistoire reviews
We went to this museum prior to visiting the fields of alignment of menhirs at Carnac. This really helped better appreciate what would eventually see during our visit of the fields of menhirs and... more »
This museum is really well laid out with fascinating exhibits covering the centuries when Carnac was at its height of ancient use. The museum dedicate much to the work of James Miln who was the... more »
Unique collection of artifacts from the area including 5000 year old tools, weapons and skeletons. Lots of information in several different languages. Reasonably priced, worth a visit. Watch the opening times though.. In May 2018 it's closed on Tuesdays, and on all other days it shuts between 12.30 and 2.30pm.
Very interesting displays and artifacts but some could use some updating.
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