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Prehistoric camp

Cultural leisure activities, Recreational activities, Theme park in Bruniquel
  • In a secret valley, there is a camp where prehistoric people will show you their dexterity. Discover the life of prehistoric men through educational workshops, demonstration, conference, museum, flint knapping and fire lighting.

  • Come and try prehistoric weapons to hunt bison, discover the first works of our ancestors and become prehistoric artists... The Prehistoric Camp offers animations and activities of one or two hours as well as day or half-day programs. In Bruniquel, the activities take place in the reconstruction of a Paleolithic camp with different types of habitats in the middle of nature in an area rich in archaeological deposits. The workshops are under shelter. The workshops include flint knapping, fire...
    Come and try prehistoric weapons to hunt bison, discover the first works of our ancestors and become prehistoric artists... The Prehistoric Camp offers animations and activities of one or two hours as well as day or half-day programs. In Bruniquel, the activities take place in the reconstruction of a Paleolithic camp with different types of habitats in the middle of nature in an area rich in archaeological deposits. The workshops are under shelter. The workshops include flint knapping, fire lighting, hunting initiation with, for example, the shooting of an assegai with a propeller, and prehistoric art and music workshops.

    Museum of the New Discoveries of Prehistory at the Prehistoric Camp of Bruniquel:
    Collections of ornate objects of prehistoric daily life and the oldest hunting weapons found in Bruniquel and in Europe.
    - Complete collection of pendants and rhombuses from the Upper Paleolithic.
    - The oldest rings in the world.
    - The totality of the Magdalenian pierced washers discovered, the origin of the cartoon.
    - The pierced sticks, an approach in the discovery of their use.
    - The oldest material for the production of fire by friction and percussion.
    - The oldest hunting weapons found (- 400,000 years / - 6,000 years): spears, throwing sticks, slings, thrusters, darts, bows, arrows, bolas...
    - Several other themes are also exposed.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Activities
    • Target sports
    • Archery
    • History
    • Discovery
    • Archeological digs
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Coach parking
  • Rates
    Rate : 5€/ pers.
Openings
Openings
  • All year 2022
    Opened Everyday