Aven d'Orgnac - Grand Site de France - The City of Prehistory

  • Museum
  • History
  • Sciences and technology
  • Arts and culture
  • Prehistoric
  • Archeological
  • Anthropology
  • Natural sciences
  • Ethnology
  • Natural history
  • Local history
  • Geology
  • Museum of France
2240 route de l'Aven 07150 Orgnac-l'Aven
On the Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac, the Cité de la Préhistoire - a modern, playful museographic space with the Musée de France label - evokes 350,000 years of human adventures through authentic collections of local remains of human occupation.
Understanding the age-old history of the earth and its inhabitants
Situated just a stone's throw from the Gorges de l'Ardèche, Aven d'Orgnac is a unique site in several respects: classified for its scientific value, it has been awarded the "Grand site de France" label for its sustainable management of an exceptional natural site. It offers a wide range of activities in the same area, enabling visitors to understand both the geological evolution of the area and its occupation by man over...
  • Accessibility
  • Hearing disability

  • Visual disability

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance

  • Activities
  • Temporary exhibition

  • Theatre

  • Activity

  • Children's entertainment

  • Product tasting

  • Discovery

  • History

  • Oenology, study of wines

  • Equipment
  • Parking

  • Car park

  • Coach parking

  • Public WC

  • Auditorium

  • Film room

  • Bar

  • Defibrillator

  • Sustainable development

  • Waste management

  • Photovoltaic panel

  • Play area

  • Picnic area

  • Exhibition space

  • Lift

  • Air conditioning

  • Toilets

  • Services
  • Educational visits

  • Coach access

  • Motorhomes allowed

  • Themed tour

  • Shop

  • Set down on-site for groups

  • Wi-fi

  • Tourist brochures

  • Tourist information

  • Booking of general amenities

  • Restaurant

  • Guided tours

  • Restaurant in the close vicinity

  • Free choice of caterer

  • Concert/events

  • Seminar/meeting

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From 1 February 2024 to 5 January 2025



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  • 150 Maximum number of people
From 1 February 2024 until 15 November 2024 Open everyday
From 21 December 2024 until 5 January 2025 Open everyday
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Aven d'Orgnac - Grand Site de France - The City of Prehistory
Elevation : 291m
2240 route de l'Aven 07150 Orgnac-l'Aven
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Spoken languages
  • Dutch
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Village 2 km away
  • Close to GR footpath
  • In the country
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