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Museum of the Prehistory of Solutre

Departemental Museum of Prehistory

Domaine(s) : Archeology

Region : Bourgogne


The museum is located at the bottom of the rock of Solutre, exceptional place, and presents objects from a prehistoric site among the richest ones in France.
This location has been a favorite spot for hunting horses and reindeers for more than 25,000 years, from 35,000 to 10,000 BC


From January to November: open every day.
Closed in December, on January the 1st and on May the 1st. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.


The exhibitions are conducted on four areas:
- Overview of prehistory, with its chronology, climate, vegetation, wildlife, and techniques of flint knapping
- Discovery of Solutre
- Presentation of the art of Solutre (paintings, sculptures)
- Temporary exhibitions with a new topic each year


71960 Solutre-Pouilly

The museum is at 10 minutes from the TGV station
Highway A6, exit Macon, direction train station.

N 46°17'51'', E 04°43'08''

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