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The richest museum in the world for megalithic culture The Museum of Prehistory in Carnac arose from the will to keep near the place where they were discovered the archaeological collections found around the local megaliths. The founder of the...more
Spent a morning looking around the museum. The exhibits were good but all the write ups were in French. We were given a folder to provide information but it was difficult to follow and had limited information. On the whole a bit disappointing as a...More
This museum is relatively easy to find with a smallish, municipal pre-pay (estimate how long you will be in the museum) parking lot in the front, and consists on two floors with a helpful staff. There are some wonderful works of art on view here,...More
This is a great museum, beautiful pieces, as is the history.
Everything is explained nice and clear, some pieces could use an extra word, but that could be me, as I'm more interested in certain unusual themes in history.
The woman at reception was very kind and gave us a guide in English. The oldest pieces impressed me the most, especially impressions of carvings of human head shapes in ancient standing stones, which I had never seen before. Beautiful displays of ancient tools, jewelry,...More
This is a great rainy day activity. The exhibition details the archaeology of the with artefacts, dioramas etc. It is a comprehensive exhibition with lots of fascinating items. At 4, 7 and 11, the younger kids found it a little tiring with a lot of...More
Not the best museum I've been to, but nice. A very large number of exhibits there with some very beautiful stone axe heads.
If you want to read in English, you need to take a folder with you which translates everything - however it's a...More
This is THE Museum for the Carnac Alignements, which lets face it is one of THE places to see, in not just France, but the World.
France is good at Museums. The Museum de Bretagne in Rennes, for example, takes some beating in my view....More