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Museum of Prehistory and Geology

Museum, Science and technology, Archaeology, History, Prehistory in Sciez
  • Discover the history of the Earth, of life, of the Alps and of prehistoric man in Haute-Savoie through exhibitions for the whole family. Numerous activities and workshops for all are offered throughout the year.

  • Discover the history of the Earth and of life, of the Alps, the history of our landscape, as well as the evolution of prehistoric man in Haute-Savoie through many objects to touch, reconstructions, fossils and archaeological objects .
    The temporary exhibition "Catastrophe!" presents the natural risks on the territory of Chablais: tsunamis of Leman Lake, earthquakes, landslides, avalanches, floods ...
    In addition to the museum visit, many activities are offered throughout the year.
    Through...
    Discover the history of the Earth and of life, of the Alps, the history of our landscape, as well as the evolution of prehistoric man in Haute-Savoie through many objects to touch, reconstructions, fossils and archaeological objects .
    The temporary exhibition "Catastrophe!" presents the natural risks on the territory of Chablais: tsunamis of Leman Lake, earthquakes, landslides, avalanches, floods ...
    In addition to the museum visit, many activities are offered throughout the year.
    Through the fun workshops of this summer, put yourself in the shoes of our ancestors! Cro-Mignon workshops for children in the mornings with a guided tour and workshops: archaeological excavation, cave art, Neolithic cuisine. In the afternoon, learn how to make a fire without a lighter or a match, to hunt or cut flint like Cro-Magnon.
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • Lake 5 km away
    • Village 2 km away
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
  • Documentation
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Doors >=77 cm wide
    • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
    • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 20 m from the site
    • Even flooring with no obstacles
    • Absence of slope > 5%
    • Absence of protrusions > 2 cm
    • Minimum aisle width of 90 cm
    • Internal doors with easy openings
    • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
    • Reception desk between 70-80 cm high
    • Absence of steps
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Plugs, household appliances <=130 cm
    • Site, building totally accessible
    • Mentally impaired
  • Activities
    • Activities
    • Temporary exhibitions
  • Equipment
    • Lift
    • Parking nearby
    • Picnic area
    • Exhibition hall
    • Toilets
    • Air conditioning
    • Public toilets
    • Car park
    • bus parking
  • Services
    • Guided visits
    • Self-guided visits (groups only)
    • Guided visits (groups only)
    • Educational visits
    • Coach access
    • Boutique
    • Tourist brochures
    • Guided tours
    • Self-guided visits
    • Convention
    • Family Reception/drinks reception
    • Seminar
    • No
Rates
Payment methods
  • Credit card
  • Cheque
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • From February 12, 2022 to July 10, 2022
  • Adult
    4 €

    • Annual

  • Child rate
    3 €

    • Annual

Openings
  • From February 12, 2022
    until February 27, 2022
  • From May 1, 2022
    until July 10, 2022
  • From July 11, 2022
    until August 31, 2022
  • From October 22, 2022
    until November 6, 2022
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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