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A travel through time that traces the evolution from the beginning of life on Earth to the appearance of man : Gallery of geological time (collection of more than 500 fossiles), prehistory with reconstructed scenes - size - the life of our ancestors and the living animals the Ice Age.
You will discover the gallery of Geological Times (collection of more than 500 fossils) which traces the evolution from the beginning of life on Earth to the appearance of Man, the Prehistory with reconstructed scenes of the life of our ancestors and the room of the animals of the ice age.

Located in the town of Rousson (Gard - France), on the D 904, between Alès and St Ambroix, the Prehistorama hosts a permanent exhibition of popularization on Prehistory. This exhibition presents in a simple way reconstituted scenes on the life of our ancestors.
The characters and animals are made in life size.

The visit begins with the gallery of the great geological eras; this part is made up of a collection of fossils and aims to make understand the evolution of life before Prehistory.
Prehistory is the main part of the museum. The evolution of Man is detailed from the pre-humans (Toumaï and the famous Lucy) to the modern Man, thanks to reconstructions realized with a great scientific rigor (Gerassimov method).
A large part of the exhibition is dedicated to the local fauna of the last ice age, so visitors can see the reconstruction of the largest known mammoth, the woolly rhinoceros or the European bison....

It takes about one hour of free visit.
This museum is adapted to a large public.

A second permanent exhibition is dedicated to the fossil collection of Bruno GUY, president of the association "Les Amis du Préhistorama" to discover the richness of life on Earth.

A playroom for children with wooden puzzles, games for toddlers, coloring, stencils, excavation of a dino nest in the sand...
Opening day(s)

From Monday 01 July to Saturday 31 August 2024

Every day

10:00 to 18:00

From Sunday 01 September to Friday 18 October 2024

Every day

14:00 to 18:00

From Saturday 19 October to Sunday 03 November 2024

Every day

14:00 to 18:00

From Monday 04 to Saturday 30 November 2024

Every day

14:00 to 18:00


01/02/2024 - 30/11/2024
Teenager6.00€De 13 à 17 ans
Child5.00€De 6 à 12 ans
75 Chemin de Panissière
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75 Chemin de Panissière
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Latitude : 44.204974
Longitude : 4.13159