The paleontology agenda

Easily identifiable thanks to their flattened body, crocodiles have skin covered with large scales and a mouth 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 ...

5 February31 December
Paleospace VILLERS-SUR-MER

Temporary exhibition: Croc '! Evolutionary history

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Live the experience of Normandy in the Jurassic in a truly surprising scenography: fossils, reconstructions, exhibition and interactive games.
160 million years ago, the sea completely covered Normandy, subsequently forming the cliffs of the Black Cow. Many fossils have been discovered there among which ammonites, cr ...

5 February31 December
VILLERS-SUR-MER

Self-guided tour of the Paleospace

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

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Paleospace VILLERS-SUR-MER

Guided tour: Jurassic Odyssey

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The paleontological site of the Vaches Noires cliffs bears witness to an era in Earth's history: the Jurassic. Formed by the accumulation of sediments deposited by the tropical sea which then covered Normandy, today we find fossils of ammonites, sea urchins, nautilus but also plesiosaurs, ichthyosaurs ... Remonte ...

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Nature walk: discovery of the cliffs of the Black Cows

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

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Paleospace VILLERS-SUR-MER

Guided tour: dinosaurs

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As part of the creation of a future National Nature Reserve on the Jurassic coastal areas of Calvados, the Paléospace de Villers-sur Mer offers a discovery of the main remarkable geological and paleontological sites.
Located between Trouville-sur-Mer and Villerville and formed around 157 Ma ago, the cliffs of Roches Noi ...

19 June
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Granc Bec car parkVILLERVILLE

The Jurassic Coasts of Calvados: the cliffs of the Black Rocks - Pointe du Heurt

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Discover fossils by creating paleontological board games: a memory fossils, a game of 7 families on dinosaurs, who is Dino?... to take home!

Monday: Who is this dino?
What is a dinosaur? How do we recognize them? These questions will find an answer in the production of a little game of the "Who is it?" type. ...

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Children's workshop-internship: Who wants to play dino? (5-10 years)

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The paleontological site of the Vaches Noires cliffs testifies to a period in the history of the Earth: the Jurassic. Formed by the accumulation of sediments deposited by the tropical sea which then covered Normandy, there are today fossils of ammonites, sea urchins, nautiluses but also plesiosaurs, Ichthyosaurs... De Vill...

July 12
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In front of Villers-sur-Mer TourismVILLERS-SUR-MER

Nature walk: crossing the cliffs of the Black Cows

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Professor Clay's latest discovery is hidden in his office. You have one hour to find her. Through investigations and riddles, retrace the history of vertebrates and their conquests. You will be able to update the secrets of this mysterious fossil.
For ages 10 and up.

July 20
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Children's workshop: Os'cape game paleontologist (+10 years old)

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As part of the creation of a future National Nature Reserve on the Jurassic coastal areas of Calvados, the Paléospace de Villers-sur-Mer offers a discovery of the main remarkable geological and paleontological sites. The paleontological site of the Vaches Noires cliffs bear witness to a time when Normandy was a ...

3 September
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In front of Villers TourismVILLERS-SUR-MER

The paleontological site of the Vaches Noires cliffs

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As part of the creation of a future National Nature Reserve on Jurassic coastal areas of Calvados, the Paléospace of Villers-sur-Mer offers a discovery of the main remarkable geological and paleontological sites. The geological site of Mont-Canisy shows marine deposits rich in fossils and more particularly c...

4 September
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Guided tour of the Jurassic Coasts of Calvados: Mont-Canisy

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For European Heritage Days, the Paléospace museum is offering a guided tour to discover the local natural heritage: a guided tour of the Vaches Noires cliffs.

The paleontological site of the Vaches Noires cliffs testifies to a period in the history of the Earth: the Jurassic. Formed by the accumulation of sediment...

18 September
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Departure in front of Villers-sur-Mer TourismVILLERS-SUR-MER

Heritage Days: guided tour of the Vaches Noires cliffs

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