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Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre

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very educational

visiting the place with 2 young teenager, they were facinated to discover the detail of pre... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Pierre W
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Montreux, Switzerland
Good stop before you climb the Rock of Solutre

Great museum, interesting artifacts. The explanatory panels are also in English, and the audioguide... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
Mike M
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Sunset, LA, USA
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Jul 10, 2018
“very educational”
Mar 2, 2018
“Good stop before you climb the Rock of Solutre”
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The Museum of Prehistory in Solutré contains exhibits from one of the richest sites in Europe. Solutré was a hunting site for ever 25 000 years. Man of the Upper Palaeolithic (35 000 – 10 000 BC) trapped, killed and dismembered thousands of horses...more
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Chemin de la Roche, 71960 Solutre-Pouilly, France
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

visiting the place with 2 young teenager, they were facinated to discover the detail of pre historic life. the set up is simple but very educational

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pierre W
rochedesolutre, Gérant at Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thank you Pierre for your comment. We are delighted that you enjoyed the visit to the Museum of Prehistory. We do our utmost to ensure that families enjoy the visit together

Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Great museum, interesting artifacts. The explanatory panels are also in English, and the audioguide is informative

Date of experience: March 2018
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rochedesolutre, Gérant at Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you SuncanMan for your comment. We are delighted that you enjoyed visiting the Museum of Prehistory. Audioguides are also available in German and Dutch

Reviewed August 13, 2017

An extremenly rewarding experience. This particular musee is a must to visit following your climb up Solutre.

Date of experience: August 2017
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rochedesolutre, Gérant at Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thank you Susan M for your comment, we are delighted that the visit has pleased you

Reviewed August 20, 2016

The views from the museum, built into the the great Roche de Solutre, are spectacular enough, with the views over the vineyards down to the Saone Valley. The museum itself is if excellent standard and there is something to interest all age groups.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed September 5, 2015

Either before or after you've climbed la roche, a visit to the museum is well worth it. It takes only about 20 minutes and is very comprehensive about the history of the region, in particular the rock. There is an English commentary as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank John L
Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have been to hundreds of museums in my life, but this one gets the very most out of its artifacts. The site is visible from many miles away. There is a shear cliff standing out on the horizon. You wind your way through picturesque...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is a very interesting museum explaining the area. It is located overlooking the Pouilly valley on a trail leading up to the rock at Soultré.

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

Everybody finds something to do, history, culture, walking, nature,..inside and outside activities and good food and wine nearby in Pouilly

Date of experience: January 2013
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

This museum is a gem, especially the kids exhibition (which seems to be temporary - it would be great to keep it as permanent part of the museum). Very nicely done, with lots hands-on exhibits for kids. The museum is located in a beautiful landscape,...More

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