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Prehistory Park

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ariège

Prehistory Park - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ariège

The Prehistory Park (Parc de la Préhistoire), located in a magnificent mountain setting in Tarascon-sur-Ariège, takes visitors big and small on a wonderful journey back to prehistoric times. Dedicated to the life and art of the Magdalenian people, this fun and educational 13-hectare site features a museum of prehistoric art and a reconstruction of the Niaux caves and paintings produced by man 12,000 years ago. Various workshops and demonstrations on the themes of cave art, archaeological excavation, tool cutting, fire lighting and spear throwing using an atatl (spear thrower) are also organised.

Opening timesMonday: 10:00 AM – 07:00 PM   •   Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 07:00 PM   •   Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 07:00 PM   •   Thursday: 10:00 AM – 07:00 PM   •   Friday: 10:00 AM – 07:00 PM   •   Saturday: 10:00 AM – 07:00 PM   •   Sunday: 10:00 AM – 07:00 PM
AddressRoute de Surba À Banat, Tarascon-sur-Ariège
Telephone+33 5 61 05 10 10

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