The Paleospace agenda

Fossilization is a very selective phenomenon. Indeed, out of all the living beings that have lived on Earth, very few of them reach us in the form of fossils. The nature of their morphology, their composition, the environment in which the organism lives are determining factors for their possible preservation.
This exhibition ...

April 8thJanuary 7th
Upcoming dates
  • April 8thJanuary 7th
  • February 3rdMarch 10th
The Paleospace - Museum of FranceVILLERS-SUR-MER

Temporary exhibition: "Treasures of the collections: Exceptional fossilizations".

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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 offers a permanent exhibition space ...

November 6thDecember 22nd
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  • November 6thDecember 22nd
  • December 23rdJanuary 7th

Free visit of the Paleospace

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The sky will always be discovered in Villers-sur-Mer! The planetarium takes spectators on a 360° commented journey through the Milky Way, discovering the constellations, planets and stars... (45 min). Each session is followed by a 360° animated film (see the calendar):
- "Lucia, the secret of shooting stars" (25 min) : ...

November 11thDecember 17th
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  • November 11thDecember 17th
  • December 23rdDecember 31st
  • January 1

Planetarium session at the Paleospace (+7 years old)

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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 ...

December 9th
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  • December 9th
  • December 16
  • December 23rd
  • December 30th
  • January 6th

Guided tour: Dinosaurs

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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...

December 10
Upcoming dates
  • December 10
  • December 17
  • December 24th
  • December 26thDecember 29th
  • December 31
  • January 2ndJanuary 5th

Guided tour: Jurassic Odyssey

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This family session allows children from 4 to 8 years old to discover the planetarium and the rudiments of astronomy (celestial objects, shapes, dimensions) through the projection of the animated film "Noisettes, à la recherche de la planète idéale" (25 mn), an exchange on the wonders of the sky with a scientific mediator of the museum in immersion so...

December 23rdJanuary 7th

Children's Planetarium at the Paleospace (4-8 years)

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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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32 bis avenue Michel d'Ornano
14910 Blonville-sur-Mer
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40 rue du General Leclerc
14113 Villerville
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20 Place Lemercier
14800 Touques
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Promenade Louis Delamare
(behind the first aid station)
14800 Tourgéville
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