Tumulus, menhirs, cairns, stone circles ... The megalithic sites are numerous in the area of Carnac. Carnac is a important place for prehistory.
To better understand and explore these archaeological sites, you should visit the Museum of Prehistory of Carnac which has one of the largest prehistoric collections of Europe, devoted to the Neolithic people who built the dolmens and menhirs.
Thanks to the excavations from the late 19th century in Carnac, the Prehistoric Museum offers more than 6,600 objects dating from the Paleolithic to the Gallo-Roman era, with a significant part of the exhibition dedicated to the age of megaliths : The Neolithic.
Carnac Museum propose many activities during weekends and school vacation : workshops, excursions, guided tours of the megalithic sites, demonstration of prehistoric techniques, introduction to archaeological digs ...
Find more information (opening hours, news, exhibitions and activities) on the website of the Museum of prehistory: www.museedecarnac.com