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Terra Amata Museum

25 boulevard Carnot, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 55 59 93
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Very stipulating museum! Gave me important information about the long evolution of our species. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Columbia, Missouri
via mobile
Ok. A bit out of the way.

We visited the Roman Baths (worth it, btw!) and decided to give this museum a try (price was... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Accra, Ghana
via mobile
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This museum features a variety of stone age relics.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good28%
  • Average39%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
8 Apr 2017
“Ok. A bit out of the way. ”
3 weeks ago
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25 boulevard Carnot, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 55 59 93
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very stipulating museum! Gave me important information about the long evolution of our species. It is very small, but nonetheless very stimulating.

Thank 287toby
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the Roman Baths (worth it, btw!) and decided to give this museum a try (price was included in our other ticket). We spent about 20 minutes there - I'm not sure how you could spend much more time than that because it is...More

4  Thank Canadian150
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

If you like history, archeology or anthropology, go and have a look.Very nicely explained and interesting even for children. Brings you back in time...400000 years ago.

Thank G D
Reviewed 9 October 2015

A small museum about a great prehistorical excavation! The well made exhibition lets you follow a big event of the local prehistory, see in moulage the campus, the tools, the food and the animals of the area.

Thank dib502
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I still think I was part of a prank here. It looks like an apartment block, so not very nice from the outside, The inside does not fair much better. It feels abandoned and neglected. Bits of rock on display without any explanation! Wasn't sure...More

1  Thank SarahCorell
Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

Lots of info on the ancient history or the area, both general and specialised, also many interesting models and diagrams. Great value, as it's free. However, the vast majority of the info is in French, with only small amounts in English, Italianand German.

Thank inconsueta
Reviewed 12 August 2012

The museum is good but it is small. Don't expect to see a lot. However what you will see is nice. Especially good for children.

Thank cagnol
Reviewed 19 July 2012

We took the children as a cultural visit for them; there were parts which were very interesting, nothing extraordinary but makes a pleasant change. Count about an hour for this visit.

1  Thank Barbara R
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