Jardin Archéologique de Saint Acheul,Parks and Gardens,
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Jardin Archéologique de Saint Acheul


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It was during the second half of the 19th century and in the early 20th century that double-sided flint tools were discovered at the Saint-Acheul site. This particular cutting technique is now known as Acheulean, taking its name from the Saint-Acheul district which has since gained a worldwide reputation. Saint-Acheul archaeological garden was laid out to enhance one of our most ancient sites, while offering a pleasant place to walk in naturally fragrant surroundings with interpretive signs taking you back more than 450,000 years in time. Listed as an historical monument since 1947 and open to the public since 1998, the Saint-Acheul site is an excellent illustration of the history of prehistoric discoveries and their recognition by the scientific community.

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Sites and habitats: Park and garden


  • Commentary in: German, English, French


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Equipment & Services

  • Free Carpark
  • Toilets
  • Free parking
  • Specific theme activities
  • Adult workshop
  • Junior workshop
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Outings


Accessible to people with wheelchairAccessible to people with hearing disabilitiesAccessible to people with mental disabilitiesPrivate parking with spaces for disabled motoristsToilets accessible by people with disabilities

• Dénivelés importants.
• Salle pédagogique accessible aux PMR.


From 01 January 2024 to 31 December 2024

Additional closing information: Saturday, Sunday

Closed on public holidays: 1st of January||Easter Sunday||Easter Monday||1st of May||8th of May||Whit Sunday||Whit Monday||Ascension day||14th of July||15th of August||1st of November||11th of November||24th of December||25th of December||31th of December

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Jardin Archéologique de Saint Acheul

10 rue Raymond Gourdin
BP 2027
80000 AMIENS

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