Fossiles, archives de la vie

Fossils, archives of life

Jan 26, 2012 - Jan 26, 2022
Lausanne - Exposition

The Brassus mammoth evokes the last glacial episode. A hippopotamus is a reminder of the subtropical climate of Lausanne 25 millions years ago. Marine reptiles testify to our seas in past times.

From the first living organisms to the Brassus mammoth, nearly four billions years of life evolution are shown. A particular highlight is given on fossils found in Lausanne which testify of a tropical climate 25 million years ago with rhinoceroses, crocodiles and palm trees.

  •  Practical information

  • Musée cantonal d'archéologie et d'histoire
  • Palais de Rumine
    Place de la Riponne 6
  • 1005 Lausanne - CH

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