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L'Annexe, Exhibition Centre

Things are on the move at Lorient La Base! L’Annex, a 400m² space, adjoining the Cité de la Voile, presents a temporary exhibition to take you back in time!


L’Annexe presents PREHISTORY, THE INVESTIGATION and PETIT ARCHÉO (Little Archaeologist) workshops and exhibition 31st March - 2nd September 2018. A fascinating world, where you will discover the nomadic hunters, gatherers and fishermen who frequented the coast of Morbihan, 7,400 years ago.

EXHIBITION Prehistory, The Investigation

(from 7 years)


31st March-2nd September 2018




 - In the footsteps of an archaeologist (from 7 years)

- Digging up, delving in (3-6 years)

visite exposition Préhistoire(s)

An exhibition that takes you back in time!

An original, scientific investigation centred on a real prehistorical burial area discovered in 1928 off the coast of Quiberon!
Will you be able to unravel the mystery of Teviec’s tomb? Step into the shoes of a scientific expert and lead the investigation. Who are these two humans buried next to each other? What happened to them? At what age did they die? Go on a hunt for clues in 5 investigation hubs scattered along the course. Films, touch screens, interactive elements and models provide clues along the way. Will you be able to solve the mystery?


31st March-2nd September - Duration 60-90 mins.
Exhibition designed and produced by the Museum of Toulouse.




bac de fouille exposition archeologie prehistoire


La BASE ARCHÉO, a space created with INRAP - French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research, where you can enjoy a perfect family day out with a fun quiz, short animated films and various workshops.


-In the footsteps of an archaeologist (from 7 years)

Entertaining and educational activities in an excavation square, making archaeological research fun!


31st March-2nd September

Included in the exhibition ‘Prehistory, The Investigation’.

Sessions (30 mins)

- 9th April-22nd April at 1.30 pm and 3.30 pm

- 23rd April-13th May at 3.00 pm

- 9th July-2nd September at 1.30 pm-3.30 pm and 5.00 pm



Digging up, delving in’ (3-6 years)

An adventure in time! Sleeping, bathing, eating, playing, learning... How was everyday life in the prehistoric era? With their archaeology dig kit children will uncover the remains of pottery, tools… With these artefacts, they will discover how their ancestors lived thousands of years ago.


Session (45 mins), with an educator.

- 5th May-13th May: weekend, public holidays at 11.00 am and daily at 2.30 pm and 4.00 pm

- 14th May-8th July: weekend, public holidays at 11.00 am and Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday at 2.30 pm and 4.00 pm

- 9th July-2nd September: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday at 11.00 am and daily at 2.30 pm and 4.00 pm

Children must be accompanied by an adult.


5th May-2nd September

A workshop coproduced by Cap Sciences/Cap Archéo and Inrap, with the support of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Regional Arts Council.


NET per person

- Under 3 years 3-6 years 7-17 years ADULTS FAMILY (2 ADULTS + 2 CHILDREN & +**)
Prehistory, The Investigation Exhibition FREE FREE 3 € 5 € €12,50
Workshops: Petit Archéo
'Digging up, Delving in'
- €7* - -  
Cité de la Voile + Prehistory, The Investigation Exhibition FREE €3,10 €10,30 €14,50 €42
Cité de la Voile + Workshops: Petit Archéo 'Digging up, Delving in' - €8,50*      


 *Children must be accompanied by an adult. **Maximum 6 per group



As part of the National Archaeology Days, meetings and events with Inrap archaeologists. Not forgetting, the ‘little archaeologist’ workshops held at LA BASE ARCHÉO