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Musee des Tumulus de Bougon

Lieu Dit la Chapelle, 79800 Bougon, France
+33 5 49 05 12 13
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An Amazing Historical Site

My husband and I spent four hours at this incredible museum today. We live for half the year at an... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Wendy M
tumulus and a museum

Nice archeologic site outiside with a supportive museum inside. The audioguide is good in diferent... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Daniel K
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Built 2 000 years before the pyramids of Egypt, the tumulus are architectural masterpieces that show the skill and genius of our builder ancestors. The museum collections illustrate the history of humanity but give special focus on neolithic period.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lieu Dit la Chapelle, 79800 Bougon, France
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

My husband and I spent four hours at this incredible museum today. We live for half the year at an hour's drive south in the Charente Maritime but were not aware of this museum because of the cost of advertising prohibiting the marketing attention it...More

Thank Wendy M
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Musee B, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des Tumulus de Bougon, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Dear visitor, Thank you so much for your kind comment ; we are so happy that you have enjoyed your visit ! We hope we'll see you soon in tumulus de Bougon ! Sincerely, The staff

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Nice archeologic site outiside with a supportive museum inside. The audioguide is good in diferent langages and also for the outside. The museum in itself is a little bit old fashioned for my taste but has an audio guide for children... So decide on your...More

Thank Daniel K
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Tumulus P, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des Tumulus de Bougon, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment ; we are so happy that you have enjoyed your visit ! We hope we'll see you soon in tumulus de Bougon ! Sincerely, The museum Team

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Museum itself is well laid out, interesting and doesn't take too long. Guided tours or audio self guided are available. I stuck to reading the labels and asking for help if needed (I now know that silex is the French for flint!) Walk to the...More

Thank Fran A
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Tumulus P, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des Tumulus de Bougon, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Dear visitor, Tthank you so much for your kind comment ; we are so happy that you have enjoyed your visit ! Next time, let us know about your dog, because he can wait for you in a nice closed patio with shadow and with...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

We spend a very enjoyable and interesting couple of hours here, great value as well as it only cost €4.50 each including English audio guide. The museum is modern and easy to follow and took us about an hour. Outside are several original tombs and...More

Thank Victor D
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Tumulus P, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des Tumulus de Bougon, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Dear Victor Thank you so much for your kind comment ! We hope we'll see you soon in musée des tumulus de Bougon. Sincerely, Stéphanie Visage Community manager Musée des tumulus de Bougon

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Out inb the countryside you just do not expect to find a site like this wirth an excellent modern museum and a real feeling of history. Difficult to believe our distant ancestors could achieve the building of these tombs and that they remain to this...More

Thank John S
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Tumulus P, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des Tumulus de Bougon, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Dear John, Thank you for your comment ! We are so glad that your visit has been a pleasant moment. We hope we'll see you soon in musée des tumulus de Bougon again ! Kind regards, S. Visage

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Glad we stopped here on our travels! Such a unique place to visit and so interesting, walking in the steps of such ancient history. The english handsets provided all the information required and each piece was no more than a few minutes, with option to...More

Thank SussexWillowisp
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Tumulus P, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des Tumulus de Bougon, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Dear visitor, Thank you so much for your great comment ! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit. We hope we'll see you sonn in the musée des tumulus de Bougon. Sincerely, S. Visage Community manager

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is an interesting site for history buffs. They have headsets in english. They say there are numbers on the sites, that you put into the headset, but most of the numbers are missing. However, if you just start with 1 and work up into...More

Thank Ivebeeneverywhere99
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Tumulus P, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des Tumulus de Bougon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Dear Visitor Thank you for your great comment ; I'm sorry and apologize if numbers were missing when you visit the site and I will check them as soon as possible. Thank you for your helping better serve you. We hope we'll see you soon....More

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Was not sure what to expect so it was a pleasant surprise to see such a modern building housing the museum. The grounds were also lovely too. It was interesting to see the site and learn about it with an audio guide, which was provided...More

Thank kennypowers2009
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Tumulus P, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des Tumulus de Bougon, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear visitor, Thank you so much for your nice comment ! We hope we'll see you soon in the musee des tumulus de Buogon. Sincerely, S. Visage Manager

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived at the site around lunchtime. Good picnic area which we made use of before visiting the museum and site. Kids, aged 8 and10 were interested engaged in the hands on activities. Excellent English audio guide. Museum staff were friendly and helpful. We were all...More

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Tumulus P, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des Tumulus de Bougon, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Dear visitor, Thank you so much for your kind comment ! We'll hope we'll see you soon in Bougon. Sincerely, S Visage Manager

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

To walk into a dolmen that is over six thousand years old has been incredible for us and our kids. Additionally there is a great museum and cafeteria. Special mention for the extraordinarily friendly staff. After a week of lots of sightseeing and very little...More

Thank MichaelHig
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Tumulus P, Responsable relations publiques at Musee des Tumulus de Bougon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Dear Visitor Thank you for your great comment ! We hope we'll see you soon. Sincerely, S Visage Communication officer

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