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Secondary and adult education workshops

From minerals, color

From minerals, color

The ancient inhabitants of Altamira were intimately acquainted with their natural environment. To make their paintings, they used minerals, charcoal and other natural elements available in the area. October through February: Thursdays and Fridays | March through June: Tuesday to Friday +infoPDF

Deer Hunters

Deer Hunters

Deer Hunters is an experimental workshop that provides insight into how hunter-gatherers lived at Altamira in the Upper Palaeolithic. March through June: Tuesday to Friday +infoPDF

A More Human World

A More Human World

This workshop focuses on the importance and uses of the large bonfires that made caves habitable. "A More Human World" is a workshop where participants can experiment with prehistoric fire-making techniques. March through June: Tuesday to Friday +infoPDF

Sessions: 10 am, 11:15 am and 12:30 pm. Length: 60 minutes Participation is free. Workshops must be booked in advance on the visit booking request form. During the activity, museum staff may take photographs which will be used solely for educational and promotional purposes. Registration implies consent. All the activities are carried out in Spanish.

Contact details: reserva.maltamira@mecd.ese-mail Telephone: +34 942 81 81 02 Tuesday to Saturday, 9 am–2 pm

Museo Nacional y Centro de Investigación de Altamira
Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola, S/N 39330 Santillana del Mar
Tlf. (34) 942818005

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