bisonte-altamira2In the land of large caves decorated with paintings, the Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria has drawn together the material remains from such well-known sites as La Garma, El Castillo, Altamira… Collections of stone utensils and of palaeolithic portable art, carved in bone and antler, make it a reference museum among European museums of its kind.

The Museum also has a display of the development of material culture, from the Paleolithic to the Middle Ages, supplemented by a graphic display of ways of life, using multimedia, interactive, scenographic and infographic resources, designed to immerse the visitor in historical development.

Location: Avda. Los Castros, 65-67. 39005 Santander

Information and bookings: Telephone (+34) 942209922 / (+34) 942207107. Fax: (+34) 942207106.

Tariff: Free. Free guided visits.

Situation : Avda. Los Castros, 65-67. 39005 Santander

Information from http://www.museosdecantabria.com/preh/museo.htm