In Quinson, near the Verdon Gorge, a Museum of Prehistory was created to trace the long history of men who chose early to live in this region which offered good natural shelters, game in abundance, and waterholes still supplied. During your stay in the Gorges du Verdon, be sure to explore this fascinating museum.
Result of the rich archaeological excavations for fifty years, about sixty different sites, the Museum of Prehistory of the Gorges du Verdon presents exciting collections that distant heritage of Provence. The museum has made genuine efforts to ensure that the presentation of its collections is the clearest, most intelligible as possible, but also supported by stagings, as dioramas, text panels and illustrated perfectly optimized. The Museum of Prehistory and presents a journey through time who knows admirably combine playfulness with the utmost scientific rigor.
The Museum of Prehistory of the Gorges du Verdon is in itself, its collections and its scenery, of great quality, but its designers did not stop there are! To complete your discovery of prehistory, to get to this distant world even more now, to immerse yourself more fully in the earlier ages of man, you can visit the reconstruction of a prehistoric village, built near the Verdon, with cabins wood or stone, tepees Paleolithic, but also animations that will help you learn about flint knapping, in archery, and even learn to make fire without matches!
Finally, to satisfy the most passionate of you, or more naturally curious, the Museum of Prehistory of the Gorges du Verdon invite you to visit a famous archaeological site, the Grotte de la Baume Bonne, in Quinson. At the heart of the landscapes of the Verdon Gorge, the prehistoric cave takes you on not researchers, and shows in-situ trace the most distant human presence in Provence.
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