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Address: 25 boulevard Carnot, 06300 Nice, France
Phone Number: +33 4 93 55 59 93
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Wed - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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This museum features a variety of stone age relics.

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Renewed and open since mid september 2016

If you like history, archeology or anthropology, go and have a look.Very nicely explained and interesting even for children. Brings you back in time...400000 years ago.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 September 2016
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Oostkamp, Belgium
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Oostkamp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

If you like history, archeology or anthropology, go and have a look.Very nicely explained and interesting even for children. Brings you back in time...400000 years ago.

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Rome
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

A small museum about a great prehistorical excavation! The well made exhibition lets you follow a big event of the local prehistory, see in moulage the campus, the tools, the food and the animals of the area.

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

I still think I was part of a prank here. It looks like an apartment block, so not very nice from the outside, The inside does not fair much better. It feels abandoned and neglected. Bits of rock on display without any explanation! Wasn't sure if it was part of the ceiling that looked about to fall in on our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

Lots of info on the ancient history or the area, both general and specialised, also many interesting models and diagrams. Great value, as it's free. However, the vast majority of the info is in French, with only small amounts in English, Italianand German.

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Paris
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012

The museum is good but it is small. Don't expect to see a lot. However what you will see is nice. Especially good for children.

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Antibes, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2012

We took the children as a cultural visit for them; there were parts which were very interesting, nothing extraordinary but makes a pleasant change. Count about an hour for this visit.

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