After the guided tour of the Museum, children and parents will spend a friendly moment together trying to make their vases and decorate them with the techniques and tools of the time. You will see that the know-how of these craftsmen was immense.

"Graine d'Archéologue" - A playful Introduction to prehistoric pottery Val-Cenis


Val-Cenis (73500)
Average length : 2h30
Animals not allowed

The Balmes cave has yielded many ceramics from the Neolithic period, then later from the Bronze and Iron Ages. They are the markers of the many cultural influences of the entire Alpine Arc that will be found during the 3,000 years of occupation of the Balmes cave. This workshop is a first introduction to experimental archeology where everyone will have fun making a vase from the Museum that they want to reproduce.

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    Adult: 9.50 €
    Child (7-16 years): 7.50 €.

    Number of participants : - 8 pers. Max.
    Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Travellers Cheque, Cash, Contactless payment


    Open to children
    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French
    Languages of documentation : French

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.


    From 24/06 to 13/09/2024, every Tuesday between 2 pm and 4.30 pm.

    Average length : 2h30

    • Introductory/discovery


    Musée d'Archéologie Rue du Châtel Sollières Envers Sollières-Sardières 73500 Val-Cenis
    Start near : Val-Cenis (73500)

    • Mental disability
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Even flooring with no obstacles
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
    Mental Disability

    Possibility to welcome groups

    Number of people in situation of reduced mobility site capacity : 3

    More informations

    Information update on 23/05/2024 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme