The agenda of paleontology

Easily identifiable thanks to their flattened body, crocodiles have a skin covered with large scales and a mouth equipped with large conical teeth that leave no doubt about their carnivorous diet.
Often feared, crocodiles have always fascinated men who have created cults around these animals.
However, the...

February 4thFebruary 26th

Temporary exhibition: Croc'! An evolving history

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Visitors are plunged into the world of dinosaurs, these large terrestrial reptiles whose fossils have been found in the rocks of Normandy. Learn to recognize them, discover their characteristics, their way of life, why they disappeared, do they have descendants ... so many questions that will be answered during this visit ...

February 4
Upcoming dates
  • February 4
  • February 11
  • February 18
  • February 25
  • March 4th
  • March 11
  • March 18
  • March 25

Guided tour: dinosaurs

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The Paleospace of Villers-sur-Mer is an atypical museum which proposes to go back to the Jurassic period, 160 million years ago, when a warm sea covered Normandy. Spectacular, interactive and sensory reconstructions make it a cultural, scientific but also playful place!
The museum also offers an exhibition space for the public.

February 4March 5th
Upcoming dates
  • February 4March 5th
  • March 6thApril 2nd
  • April 3rdJune 30th
  • July 1stAugust 31st
  • September 1stSeptember 30th
  • October 1stOctober 20th
  • October 21stNovember 5th
  • November 6thDecember 22nd
  • December 23rdJanuary 7th

Free visit of the Paleospace

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The Paleospace presents a rich collection of fossils from the cliffs of the Vaches Noires located at the edge of the beach of Villers-sur-Mer. These fossils testify to a bygone era when huge marine reptiles hunted crocodiles and ammonites in a warm sea. With one of the mediators of the museum, the visitor discovers this Jurassic world...

February 5
Upcoming dates
  • February 5
  • February 12thFebruary 17th
  • February 19thFebruary 24th
  • February 26thMarch 3rd
  • March 5
  • March 12
  • March 19th
  • March 26

Guided tour: Jurassic Odyssey

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An evening dedicated to astronomy to learn about this discipline in the planetarium of the Paleospace and find answers to the many questions related to our celestial vault: stars and planets, movements of the stars, objects in the sky, dimensions and extraterrestrial life... A vigil will follow, depending on the weather, with live observation in the...

March 11
The Paleospace - Museum of FranceVILLERS-SUR-MER

Planetarium and astronomy night

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Residence de l'Horloge
Quai de l'Impératrice Eugénie
14800 Deauville
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Place Jean Mermoz
14640 Villers-sur-Mer
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14910 Blonville-sur-Mer
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40 rue du General Leclerc
14113 Villerville
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14800 Touques
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Promenade Louis Delamare
(behind the first aid station)
14800 Tourgéville
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