PréhistoSite de Brassempouy

It is Brassempouy that was discovered in 1894 , the famous "Lady in the hood " , an ivory statuette carved mammoth there 25,000 years & considered the oldest known representation of a human face .Today, the House of Dame invites you to explore this fabulous story & understand the daily life of prehistoric men of the Upper Paleolithic ( 35,000 / 10,000 ). Over one hectare in the archaelogical amusement park, little and big can find via demonstrations, the various skills of their forebears (napping flint, making fire by friction...), try hunting with the propulseur (javelin), painting on walls. Little and big can practicise the gestures from Prehistory with specific workshop all the year during holidays.



  • Topics: Anthropology, Archaeology, History, Prehistory
  • Secondary Type: Interpretation centre
  • Type: Museum
  • Groups accepted ( minimum : 10 - maximum : 150 )

Activities

  • Specific themed events
  • Workshop for adults
  • Workshop for children
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions

Categories

  • Archaeological site
  • Park
  • Groupes

Ranking

  • Registered monuments and sites

Spoken languages

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish

Chains and labels

  • Qualité Tourisme

Facilities

  • Accepted animals
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant
  • Projection room
  • Equipped conference room
  • Shop
  • Wifi

Equipment

  • Bus parking

Prices & Payment

Prices Min. Max.
Basic price - full adult price 9 €
Discounted rate 7,50 €
Children's price 6 €
Group price 26 €

Means of payment

  • Payment cards
  • Cheques and postal orders
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash

Opening times

From 19/05/2021 to 04/07/2021

  • Mercredi: from 13h45 to 18h00
  • Samedi: from 13h45 to 18h00
  • Dimanche: from 13h45 to 18h00

From 07/07/2021 to 31/08/2021

  • Lundi: from 10h45 to 19h00
  • Mardi: from 10h45 to 19h00
  • Mercredi: from 10h45 to 19h00
  • Jeudi: from 10h45 to 19h00
  • Vendredi: from 10h45 to 19h00
  • Samedi: from 10h45 to 19h00
  • Dimanche: from 10h45 to 19h00

From 01/09/2021 to 28/11/2021

  • Mardi: from 13h45 to 18h00
  • Mercredi: from 13h45 to 18h00
  • Jeudi: from 13h45 to 18h00
  • Vendredi: from 13h45 to 18h00
  • Samedi: from 13h45 to 18h00
  • Dimanche: from 13h45 to 18h00

Situation

Access

  • Motorway Orthez A64 (Distance: 15 km)
  • Railway station DAX (Distance: 30 km)
  • Railway station Orthez (Distance: 12 km)

Location:in the country, in the village

Visit

  • information panel languages: French, English, Spanish
  • Guided tour

Languages tour

  • French

Languages audio guide

  • French
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

Single

  • Duration visit: 150 min (average)