Val-Cenis - Sollières-Sardières

What could the dwellers of the balmes cave possibly eat at the end of Prehistory? This workshop meant for the whole family will allow you to discover it! Together you will prepare two recipes that wille take you on a great journéey through time...


We don't necessarily think so, but the diet of the inhabitants of the Balmes cave was varied. Engrain, barley, peas (our peas!), Lentils or even beans were eaten, most often in the form of porridge. As for meat, we find mutton, goat, beef and pork of course, but, more surprisingly, paleontologists have discovered the bones of 28 different species, from chamois to squirrel ...

Period of opening

Friday 13 August 2021 between 2 pm and 5 pm.


Adult: 12 €, Child (6-16 years): 8 €, Family pass: 20 €.

Free entry for children < 6 years.

Languages ​​spoken

  • French French


Non accepted


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Practical information

Musée d'Archéologie
Rue du Châtel
Sollières Envers
73500 Val-Cenis
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