Brassempouy Prehistoric Site

Brassempouy, France

In Brassempouy 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 museum site invites you to explore this story and understand the daily life of prehistoric men of the Upper Paleolithic Age (35,000-10,000 BCE).



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Founded: 20th century
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in France


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gege barea (5 months ago)
Really interesting. The tour guide was great!
Laetitia Summers (16 months ago)
We spent the entire day on site with our 5 years old son. We took the 3 activities package which are worth it. If you don’t take any activities, you won’t have much to do there. The staff was really knowledgeable and helpful. If you go there on aMonday, the cafe on site is closed but there is a farm 1 km away where you can have a great lunch.
Olivier Jager (16 months ago)
Just fantastic for kids and adults alike
Colin Ball (2 years ago)
Great fun for under 10s - and for the inner child in all of us!
luigi palmisano (4 years ago)
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