Opened in January 2018 and very much in demand, the home of the latest replica reveals far more of the cave than previous versions and uses a range of technology to take visitors back 20,000 years. New sections cover the cave’s discovery and its position in relation to cave art more generally. The center took 3 years to create and has been integrated into the surrounding landscape. From the outside, Lascaux IV is a fissure in the landscape, as is the original. In an interview with design website “designcurial,” one of the exhibit’s designers, Roger Mann, of Casson Mann (the same scenographers that designed Bordeaux’s Cité du Vin), said he wanted visitors to feel as though they were entering the original cave—something that he has achieved.
Lascaux (Montignac)› Attraction
Lascaux IV or the International Centre for Cave Art
Our Rating Neighborhood Around Town Hours Daily Jan 22–Mar 30 10am–6pm, Mar 31–July 8 9am–7:30pm; July 9–Aug 8am–9:30pm; September 9am–7:30pm; October 9:30–7pm; Nov–Jan 6 10am–6pm Transportation 2km (1.25 miles) from Montignac, off D706 Phone 05-53-50-99-10 Prices Admission 17.00€ adults; 13€ children ages 13–17; 11€ children ages 5–12; free for children 4 and under Web site Lascaux IV or the International Centre for Cave Art