Saint-Gobain Maginot fortification

Museum ,  Military ,  Wartime memories at Modane

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  • The Fort Saint-Gobain is part of the Maginot line, concrete fortification of the second world war. It is unique for its conservation state. Real "under earth" submarine, it allowed the troups to live in total autarcy for more than 3 months.

    Huge work of the line Maginot of the Alps, perfectly preserved, the visitors discover after having passed the drawbridge, throughout the galleries, the barracks and the technical rooms which allowed a crew to live in autarky during 3 months in case of need.
    The visit takes place following a marked path and equipped with explanatory panels in 3 languages (French-Italian-English).
  • Deals
    The constant temperature of 12 ° in July and August. It is therefore necessary to have a warm clothing.
  • Environment
    • In the mountains
  • Spoken languages
Services
  • Services
    • Guided visits (groups only)
    • Self-guided visits
Rates
Payment methods
  • Cheque
  • Cash
Openings
  • From June 15, 2019
    until September 15, 2019
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 9.00-12.00/14.00-18.30
263.07.01.01