Temperature inside the cave : 54°F / A part of the visit is outside.
The visit on your own cannot be done before the guided tour of the cave. It is compulsory to respect the time for the visit.
Any exit is one for all (no catering during the visit circuit).
No pictures allowed in the cave (allowed in the "workshop" area where the paintings have been reproduced again).
Small pets carried in a bag are allowed.
Strollers prohibited in the cave but allowed in the open tour (possibility to leave them in the lockers room) / baby carriers allowed.
Wheelchair loan (subject to availability).
The tour is guided and takes place in silence. Dear parents of toddlers feel free to alternate your visits.
The belvedere offers a wonderful panorama of the valley and enables you to get to know Lascaux geographical environment better. The tour starts outdoors, these conditions are close to the ones in 1940 when four boys discovered the cave.
The rock shelter
Inside the rock shelter starts your journey back to the past.
The theatre presents a modern play in 3 acts: the Renaissance and discovery of cave art in Europe; the 20th century and the interpretations made by archeologists thanks to their discoveries; the 21st century and prehistoric research.
The art galery
This part of the museum makes a connection between cave art and modern art. Above your heads 90 screens with pictures and masterpieces. You can create your own exhibition selecting different images that become visible.
This place is dedicated to an artist.
Cave art uses every nook and cranny. Explore the Lascaux cave in 3D and compare it with other cave art and rock wonders around the planet.
This place gives you learning material thanks to digital technology. The walls of the cave separate before you and deliver its secrets.
The Lascaux cave is a very accurate copy. You will come upon mind-blowing paintings and engravings and rapt with wonder.
Discover a large range of books on prehistory and art.
Enjoy Lascaux and its local cuisine.
1 : The belvedere
2 : The rock shelter
3 : The cave
4 : The workshop
5 : The theatre
6 : The cinema
7 : The art galery
8 : Temporary exhibition
9 : The shop
10 :The restaurant