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"Paleobox" Weekend
On the 21st of April 2019

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The Museum offers a booklet for children between 7 and 12 years old.

All the visits have something in common: they’re a source of wonder, of curiosity and of astonishment. 
So, go on an adventure!

Using the booklet provided (F), find out what flint was used for in prehistoric times.


The Museum approves the charter Môm'Art and becomes "happy museum".

Our Museum is committed to doing the best to welcome the young visitors and their families in happiness!
To do, we approve this charter for the "10 rights of the kids":
1/ The right to go at his own pace
2/ The right to have a preference for a work
3/ The right to shut their eyes
4/ The right to sit down
5/ The right to imitate
6/ The right to ask for information
7/ The right to share its feelings with somebody
8/ The right to focuse on details
9/ The right to select what they like
10/ The right to dream


Every day during school holidays (Zone B) at 11.00AM (F).
Reservation recommended (You can see the animation programme in the All News section)
by phone at +33 247949020 or by email at grandpressigny@departement-touraine.fr
During the weekends except public holidays at 11.00AM, by reservation only.

Our animations are only in French

For children (aged 4 and above) and adults, by reservation.
Duration 90 minutes
Workshops including a tailored museum visit.
Fares for individuals :
€7/workshop until 6 years old (free entrance fee) and from the second workshop or from the second child
€9/workshop from 7 years old (entrance fee included)
Fare for groups (from 15 people) :
€7/workshop (entrance fee included)

You can have special prices thanks to the junior card !
Free and nominative, valid for 1 year, the junior card allows to get discounts for the workshops throughout the year, in monuments and museums of the department : full price for the 1st workshop ; reduced price from the 2nd till the 6th workshop ; the 7th workshop offered !


"Conte" Helmut, the mammoth : It is a tale workshop. Listen to the adventures of a young mammoth and draw your own mammoth like the Cro-Magnon men. From 4 years old.

Neolithic pottery : Realise and decorate your clay cup like 6.000 years ago. From 6 years old.
Prehistoric art : Come and engrave your Prehistoric animal in the style of Cro-Magnon men. From 6 years old.

Prehistoric music : Produce and try an amazing music instrument more than 20.000 years. From 8 years old.
Prehistoric jewels : Make your necklace in natural materials, using flint tools, like 30.000 years ago. From 8 years old.
Anthropology : Compare skulls of Prehistoric men and make their portrait. From 8 years old.
"Touch Prehistory" : Analyze real prehistoric and flint tools what you will have in your own hands, in the way of archaeologists. From 8 years old and for adults.

Guided visit in English during Summer on fixed dates or on request. Booking recommended.
Information by phone at +33 247949020 or by email at grandpressigny@departement-touraine.fr



Touraine Loire Valley Conseil Général Ligeris Tourisme handicap
Tél. 02 47 94 90 20 - Fax 02 47 94 99 60
Le Grand-Pressigny : musée de la Préhistoire - 37350 Le Grand-Pressigny