Prehistoric site museum (flint-shaping workshop)

Interesting
For 4 000 years this has been the site of a flint-shaping workshop specialising in blades for knives and daggers, which were sometimes exported far from European shores. A building now protects this superbly preserved site that you can explore with enthusiastic guides who are flint-cutters themselves. Activities here include stone-cutting demonstrations, workshops, puzzles and an audio-visual programme, complemented by display cabinets and information boards that invite children to get involved as much as possible.

Useful information

Address:

26420 Vassieux-en-Vercors

Phone:

+33 4 75 48 27 81

Price:

5.80 € (-18 years old 3.20 €)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-6pm; Apr and Sep: 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-5pm; May-Jun: 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-6pm; Jan-Mar and Oct: weekends 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-5pm; school hols: telephone for timetable - closed 1 Jan, 25 Dec

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