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The first museum to be created in the town of Menton, the Musée de préhistoire régionale (Museum of Regional Prehistory) dates all the back to 1878.
It’s an eye-catching collection of natural history and archaeology showcasing the evolution of the lifestyle of prehistoric man in the region of Alpes-Maritimes and Provence. Choose an appointment time and an order in which to see a series of educational and thought-provoking films in a special screening room.
There is also an exhibition of underwater archaeological finds from the French Riviera, traditional objects and the history of the cultivation of lemons, olives and fishing as well. The museum is also known for its interactive terminal providing information on the origin and evolution of mankind, ending with a quiz.
Visit the museum and learn all about the prehistoric era of man in the region reaching back a million years. Retrace the history of Menton with a tour in this museum and discover a collection of objects found in the archaeological sites of the region, housed in an impressive building.
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