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Exposition Sirènes et Fossiles 3

Exhibition Mermaids and Fossils

Cultural, Exhibition, Historic, Environment, Geology, Palaeontology in Castellane
4 Full-fare
  • Let's go back in time 40 million years, and discover the aquatic animal life of Castellane thanks to the geology!

  • Let's go back 40 million years, when the sea covered the region of Castellane. In these lagoons, peaceful marine mammals, the sirenians!
    Perhaps at the origin of the myth of the sirens, their story is told using
    life-size animal models, films and reconstitution of landscapes.

    At the Col des Lèques, 8 kilometers above Castellane on the road to Digne-les-Bains, lies the Valley of the Fossil Sirens. This paleontological site contains hundreds of bones belonging to an ancestor
    current...
    Let's go back 40 million years, when the sea covered the region of Castellane. In these lagoons, peaceful marine mammals, the sirenians!
    Perhaps at the origin of the myth of the sirens, their story is told using
    life-size animal models, films and reconstitution of landscapes.

    At the Col des Lèques, 8 kilometers above Castellane on the road to Digne-les-Bains, lies the Valley of the Fossil Sirens. This paleontological site contains hundreds of bones belonging to an ancestor
    current dugongs and manatees. Protected by a site museum, it is possible
    to get there on foot in 30 minutes via a comfortable and equipped path.
    Because of the latest government measures, from tuesday 10th, august 2021, a sanitary pass will be requested at the Maison Nature & Patrimoines entrance.
  • Deals
    Every last Sunday of the month, enjoy this exhibition for free!
  • Environment
    • Riverside
    • Mountain view
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Village centre
    • Close to GR footpath
    • Waterside
    • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Absence of slope > 5%
    • Reception desk between 70-80 cm high
    • Site, building partially accessible
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Pets accepted on a lead only
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Rates 2022
  • Reduced price
    3 €

    • Student, unemployed, disabled, museum passport

  • Adult
    4 €
  • Child
    2 €

    • Starting from 7 years old

  • Family pass
    10 €

    • 2 adults + 2 children

  • Group adults
    3 €
  • Free entry every last Sunday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Schedules
  • From April 9, 2022
    until April 24, 2022
  • From April 25, 2022
    until June 28, 2022
  • From June 29, 2022
    until August 31, 2022
  • From September 1, 2022
    until October 21, 2022
  • From October 22, 2022
    until November 6, 2022
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Fermeture de 13h à 15h
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Fermeture de 13h à 15h
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Fermeture de 13h à 15h.
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Fermeture de 13h à 15h
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Fermeture de 13h à 14h