For its launch, Saturday, October 17, the Museum of Man will be free this weekend. 15,000 visitors are expected until Monday. The six years of work helped renovate the museum that traces our history from its origins until today.
Human gallery covers 2 500m². For visitors who experienced a little dusty old museum, this is a real favorite. The skeleton of Australopithecus Lucy is presented for the first time in three dimensions rather than flat. In the treasure room, the Venus of old Lespugue 23,000 years offers the looks
Other centerpieces. 91 aligned busts made of plaster and bronze in the nineteenth century. They represent the diversity of a species. “What we wanted was really having a continuous story. Do not be in a museum between civilizations, cultures, but being in a story. The story the history of the evolution of man and society “, explains Cécile Aufaure, director of the renovation of the Museum of Man.
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