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Dont take the guided tour

The museum is not that bad. Quite interesting for such a small town. But don’t take the guided... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
Hermanville-sur-mer, France
via mobile
Interesting for the young Dinosaur enthusiasts

A small educational museum detailing fossils found from the dinosaur era and locally (we did not... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Mar 3, 2019
“Dont take the guided tour ”
Feb 28, 2018
“Interesting for the young Dinosaur enthusiasts ”
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

The museum is not that bad. Quite interesting for such a small town. But don’t take the guided tour. It’s way too long. Especially with young kids. Even for adults it’s difficult not to fall asleep.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank maximilianh
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

A small educational museum detailing fossils found from the dinosaur era and locally (we did not ask about the planetarium). Appears to be aimed at the younger audience, depends on the child, however suggest pre teens. Our little person (4yrs) was too young to understand...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Skein13
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Found a leaflet and as my son is dinosaur mad thought the 1hr trip would be worth it. Price was €8 which we were happy to pay thinking there would be a lot more to it. We also wanted to go to the planetarium but...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JaneSM
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We went here as one of our children is Dinosaur mad and wanted to go after picking up a leaflet. As many have said, this is fairly small and I think the entry price is too much. Personally I found it a little boring but...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Pinky2302
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We did not know this place existed, and were delighted to stumble across it. Not only does it have a very good permanent exhibition relating to local finds, but it had an excellent touring exhibition on carnivores too. What's more, it has an aire du...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Fudge03
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited within a school trip. A guide took us to the beach and explained about fossils and we looked for fossils ourselves on the beach. In the afternoon, we met at the museum where the guide explained about the animals we could find fossilised....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kald06
Reviewed June 27, 2016

While it's great to know about the paleontological past of the Normandy coast, this is a very small enterprise and costs (in 2016) 7 euros to get in. It only takes about ten minutes to go around. It's in a nice area, but if you...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank mizrae
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We had just arrived in Caen and the heavens decided to open. We dived into a Macs for a hot drink and saw a leaflet advertising Paleospace. Both my boys were very keen to go and explore. It's not a massive place to visit so...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 178gemb
Reviewed May 3, 2015

Much smaller than anticipated and really not geared towards our kids- it was okay but certainly not a must-see. Skip paleospace and head right to the bike rentals in front- rent a family bike and have a blast riding through the lovely area

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank dradleb
Reviewed April 10, 2015

It gave a different view of Villers sur Mer because this little sea side town has a paleontology history.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank William M
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