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Laugerie Basse shelter

Prehistoric site listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site

Welcome to the prehistoric shelters of Laugerie Basse

At the Laugerie Basse prehistoric shelters, wander beneath a real habitat occupied by man since the Magdalenian era, and which has been an essential excavation site for archaeologists. Thanks to a digital tablet, which will be your guide during the visit, discover why and how man has appropriated this place to live since prehistoric times. It's a fun way for your children to learn and have fun at the same time. A real leap back in time! Take home a souvenir with the photomagnon!


The prehistoric site Laugerie Basse shelteroccupied between 15,000 and 10,000 BC, has served as a benchmark for prehistorians the world over.

The many archaeological remains discovered bear witness to a cultural and aesthetic activity unrivalled in the region, and indeed in Europe. The exceptionally varied range of decorated furniture perfectly illustrates the quality of the drawings of "modern" prehistoric man.
The site comprises two shelters: the Marseilles shelter and the classic shelter.

Your visit to the Laugerie Basse shelter:

A new family tour lets you discover the richness of this site. You'll start with a 3D projection covering the main aspects of the site (geology, archaeology, lifestyle and symbolic expression): an opportunity to get up close and personal with the objects that have made Laugerie Basse famous. Then, using a tablet, you'll be invited to take part in a virtual archaeological dig and discover the site in situ, thousands of years ago, in 360° augmented reality.

On the banks of the Vézère, the "mineral forest" of the Grand Roc, the prehistoric shelters and the cliffs built during the historic periods, represent a unique and unmissable ensemble for visitors.

A few dozen meters from the Grand Roc caveat Les Eyzies de Tayac, the Laugerie Basse shelter with a new tour circuit
Visit the Grotte du Grand Roc by night in summer


Pricing details

Rates for the Prehistoric Shelters of Laugerie Basse - 2024

Adults (13+): €9.50
Children (5 to 12 years): €8.50
Carte privilège (1 year): €23

Grand Roc/Laugerie Basse twin ticket :

Adults (13+): €14.20
Children (5 to 12): €9

Prehistory pass (Lascaux /parc du Thot/Laugerie Basse) :

Adult (13+): €32.90
Children (5 to 12 years): €21.50

Dates and times

Laugerie Basse Prehistoric Shelter Opening Hours - 2024

From 06/04 to 05/07: 10am-1pm 2pm-6pm

06/07 to 30/08: 10am-7pm

From 08/31 to 03/11: 10am-1pm 2pm-6pm

From 04/11 to 05/01: Groups on request*.

Admission 1h before closing time. Closed on Mondays, except during school vacations and public holidays.



Route de Périgueux,24620 les eyzies


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