Val de Sioule


The park is dedicated to palaeontology where one can learn about dinosaurs while having fun.

Located in a preserved natural environment, Paléopolis is a theme park dedicated to palaeontology. A trip of 4 billion years is waiting for you with exhibitions, workshops, animations… Through exhibitions, you will discover the whole evolution of life with more than 300 fossils of species which inhabited the Earth with the famous T-Rex as a star. Varied workshops are offered to children to wear the shoes of a palaeontologist. Exhibitions with an important scientific content, a cinema, life-size dinosaurs, virtual reality and an optical theatre will provide you a unique experience. Novelties: the movie "Le monde perdu de la Limagne" offers a trip 23 million years ago, when the Limagne was a tropical land, and "Retour vers le passé", a 3D movie offering you a trip between past and present, sea and land, T-rex and Mosasaurus...

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
Services & equipments
  • Play area
  • Picnic area
  • Lift
  • Bar
  • Toilets
  • Public WC
  • Air conditioning
  • Exhibition space
  • Car park
  • Orientation board
  • Defibrillator
  • Restaurant
  • Film room
  • Meeting room
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking
  • Educational visits
  • Shop
  • Restaurant
  • Fast food
  • Leisure Center
Tariffs & payment

Adult: 13.80 €
Child: 11.80 €.

Free entry for children < 3 years.
Group rate available for > 15 people.

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer
  • Chéquier Jeunes
Opening period

From 05/06 to 07/11
Opening hours on Wednesday between 1.30 pm and 6 pm. On Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 6 pm.
School holidays: park open all days from 10am to 6pm with no interruption.


Languages for visits

  • English
  • French


  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request