PréhistoSite de Brassempouy

Open until 08 July 2022

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 )

About

Activities on site

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

Categories

  • Archaeological site
  • Park
  • Groupes

Ranking

  • Registered monuments and sites

Spoken languages

  • English

Chains and labels

  • Qualité Tourisme

Opening times

From 12/02/2022 to 08/07/2022

  • 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

From 09/07/2022 to 31/08/2022

  • 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 06/09/2022 to 20/11/2022

  • 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

Prices

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

Means of payment

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

Facilities

  • Accepted animals
  • Picnic area
  • Coach parking
  • Projection room
  • Equipped conference room
  • Shop
  • Wifi

Equipment

  • Bus parking

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, German, English, Spanish
  • Guided tour

Languages tour

  • French

Languages audio guide

  • French
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

Single

  • Duration visit: 150 min (average)