Maison de la Dame de Brassempouy - Archéoparc

Interesting
The famous Vénus de Brassempouy, the Dame à la Capuche ("cowled lady"), is a mammoth-ivory statuette from 23 000 BC, one of the oldest carved representations of a human face currently known. The exhibition explains the excavations conducted on site from the 19C. Objets d'art and everyday items are displayed, along with casts from the Upper Palaeolithic period. After the museum, look around the ArchéoParc: flint knapping, fire lighting and prehistoric hunting, all in lovely grounds planted with trees.

Useful information

Address:

404 rue du Musée, 40330 Brassempouy

Phone:

+33 5 58 89 21 73

Price:

8.50 € (-17 years old 6 €)

Opening hours

mid Jul-end Aug: 9.45am-7pm; rest of year: daily except Mon 1.45pm-6pm - closed end Nov-mid Feb