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Dinosaures Park Museum of Meze

Domaine(s) : Archeology

Region : Languedoc-Roussillon


Description:

In the park , you will come across the largest animals that lived on the planet.
Brachiosaurus is the best example, with its 25 meters long, heavy with its 50 tons.
Along the way, you'll see among other giant skeletons:
- An excavation area reconstructed, where children are rediscovering dinosaur skeletons (at their real size)
- The skeleton of a Brachiosaurus completely restored,
- A Triceratops,
- A Deinonychus,
- An Allosaurus,
- Archaeological footprints,
- A nesting ground,
- An Ankylosaurus ...

Planning:

The museum is open every day except on December the 24th and the 25th, on December the 31st and on January the 1st,
- From 14:00 to 18:00 from February to June and on September,
- From 10.00 to 19.00 in July and August
- From 14.00 to 17.00 in October, November, December and January.

Without counting the time of excavation in the first attraction, one to two hours are needed to view the fossilized animal in the park. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.

Comments:

The plain that extends from Meze to Montagnac is the the largest field of dinosaur fossils in Europe.
This is partly due to the fact that it exposes its sedimentary layers that were created at the time of the disappearance of the dinosaurs (Cretaceous Tertiary (KT)).
Scientists understand the ecosystems and what existed there 70 million years ago.

Address:

Domaine de la Grande Marquise
34140 Meze

The Museum-Park is located between Meze and Montagnac on the RN 113.

From Montpellier, take the A9 exit 'Sete', RN 113 to Meze then take the direction of Beziers, Montagnac on the RN 113 for 5 miles and turn right;
From Beziers, take the A9 exit Agde 'D13 direction Pezenas, then RN 113 towards Sete, Meze, cross Montagnac & continue on the RN 113 for 4.5km and turn left.

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