"Lascaux III, international exhibition" in Bordeaux

From October 13, 2012 to January 06, 2013
  • Lascaux III, international exhibition

    Lascaux III, international exhibition

    © Cap Sciences Bordeaux

"Lascaux III, international exhibition" in Bordeaux

This exhibition will be presented in world premiere and only in France at Cap Sciences in Bordeaux, before beginning a tour in the biggest cities in the world. Monumental, interdisciplinary and interactive, the exhibition offers visitors a unique, informative and intense experience.

Lascaux III, international exhibition invites visitors to discover, feel and understand a major site of Paleolithic art on 700 m² of exhibition space.

From Lascaux I to Lascaux III

  • Lascaux I, original cave discovered in 1940 by four teenagers and a dog near Montignac (Dordogne) was closed in 1963 for his backup.
  • Lascaux II, a replica of almost 80% of the frescoes was the only alternative, since 1983, receiving approximately 250,000 people per year, a few hundred meters from the original site.
  • With Lascaux III, the visitor is immersed in the darkness of the nave walls reproduced to the nearest millimeter, with five facsimiles of frescoes part of the cave never reproduced.



Admission fees and rates

  • Full price: 8€
  • Reduced price: 4.50€
  • Free for children under 5 years old with an adult

Tickets online on the exhibition's website

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