Guided tour of a museum around prehistory

On August 3, 1908, in the small village of La Chapelle-aux-Saints, the first nearly complete skeleton of a Neanderthal man was discovered, as well as his burial. This discovery is a re...

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On August 3, 1908, in the small village of La Chapelle-aux-Saints, the first nearly complete skeleton of a Neanderthal man was discovered, as well as his burial. This discovery is a world-famous reference.
We offer a 30-minute guided tour around this discovery and its historical context.
You can also access the temporary exhibition of the summer «Paleo-Bulles» around the Prehistory in comics.

About the venue

Sourdoire, 19120 La-Chapelle-aux-Saints
  • Site archéologique
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  • Maison, appartement, atelier de personnes célèbres

Chapelle-aux-Saints is a major discovery for the study of the man de Néandertal, world-famous and which lives(remains) a historic, archaeological and anthropological reference. To explain this discovery, a communal museum managed by the association Chapelle-aux-Saints Archéologie Heritage (CASAP), is done up next to the city council and pursues its action(share) of promotion(valuation) of heritage by developing a demanding and innovative programme. Next to the city council the archaeological site of Bouffia Bonneval is where was discovered the first burial known for Néandertal.

Access: RD15, free Parking lot

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