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MUSEE D'ARCHEOLOGIE ET DE PALEONTOLOGIE DE MINERVE

Museum at Minerve
From :  3 Full-fare
Opening hours and services not guaranteed
  • In the first room, a geological study provides information about the Vallée de la Cesse (Cesse Valley). The most interesting rooms are the ones containing various trilobite fossils (500 million years old) found in Le Brian, which are the oldest fossils in France.
    You can also enjoy viewing dinosaur remains.
    The second room focuses on the evolution of flint knapping through the ages and cultures.
    The Grotte d’Aldène (Aldène Cave), renowned for its animal tracks, is featured with paw print...
    In the first room, a geological study provides information about the Vallée de la Cesse (Cesse Valley). The most interesting rooms are the ones containing various trilobite fossils (500 million years old) found in Le Brian, which are the oldest fossils in France.
    You can also enjoy viewing dinosaur remains.
    The second room focuses on the evolution of flint knapping through the ages and cultures.
    The Grotte d’Aldène (Aldène Cave), renowned for its animal tracks, is featured with paw print casts, images of rock engravings, bear skulls found in the caves, etc.
    A model recreates Simon de Montfort's siege of Minerve in 1210.
    The exhibition on the first floor shows the excavations made during the renovation of the ramparts.
    This preventive archaeological operation produced exceptional results as more than 6,000 objects were collected, shedding light on the history of a site dating back over 3,000 years.
    Tour of an 11th-century Romanesque church (the altar dates back to the year 456).
  • Spoken languages
    • English
Rates
Payment methods
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Transfers
  • Rates
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    From 3 €
  • Child rate
    From 1.50 €
  • Adult group
    From 2.50 €
Openings
Opening hours and services not guaranteed
  • From March 6, 2020
    until November 15, 2020
  • From March 5, 2021
    until November 14, 2021
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM