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Musée des Tumulus de Bougon

Lieu-dit "La Chapelle"
79800 Bougon
Phone : +33 5 49 05 12 13
Live the Prehistory!
Explore the museum and discover the tumulus built 2000 years before the pyramids of Egypt.
Modern architecture nestled in the heart of a natural setting, the museum offers a trip to Prehistory illustrating the first steps of Humanity, from our hunter-gatherer ancestors to the first farmers.
He is particularly interested in the Neolithic period, a fundamental period in the history of Man, during which he settles down and builds imposing funerary monuments such as those of the nearby necropolis connected to the museum through a journey of discovery.
Built more than 6,000 years ago, this necropolis, exceptionally well preserved, consists of imposing tumulus containing funeral rooms (dolmens) accessible to visitors.
Let's discover prehistoric mounds built by neolithic people more than 6 000 years ago !
At the heart of a beautiful nature reserve, you will enjoy theses majestics buildings full of mystery. The museum reproduces the Neolithic era in the vast timeline of Prehistory and the walk to the archeological site is lined with life-size reconstructions.
Labels
  • Musée de France
  • Qualité tourisme
  • Musée des Tumulus de Bougon 1 - Bougon Ph.Wall - Conseil Départemental des Deux-Sèvres
  • Musée des Tumulus de Bougon 2 - Bougon Ph.Wall - Conseil Départemental des Deux-Sèvres
  • Musée des Tumulus de Bougon 3 - Bougon Ph.Wall - Conseil Départemental des Deux-Sèvres
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Opening times :
  • From 1 April 2021 to 7 November 2021
Capacities :
Facilities
  • Picnic area
  • Bar
  • bus parking
Services
  • Boutique
Activities
  • Adult workshop
  • Children's workshop
  • Lectures
  • Temporary exhibitions
Accessibility
  • Mobility impaired :
Environment
  • In the country :
Access point
  • Motorway :
Prices Min Max Description Application Period
Standard rate - adult full price 6.00€ / 2021
Reduce rate 2.00€ / 2021

Payment methods

  • Cartes de paiment
  • Cheques bancaires et postaux
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Espèces
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Musée des Tumulus de Bougon
Address :
Lieu-dit "La Chapelle"
79800 Bougon
Phone :
+33 5 49 05 12 13
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