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Archaeology Museum

Museum, History, Science and technology, Prehistory, Archaeology in Val-Cenis
From :  4,7 Full-fare
  • The site is a reference in Alpine archaeology because it has provided many elements for understanding the occupation of the high Alpine valleys by Neolithic and Bronze Age populations.

  • The museum presents the discoveries made in the Balmes cave overlooking Val Cenis Sollières. The first farmers and stockbreeders of the Neolithic period settled about 5,600 years ago in the Balmes cave overlooking Val Cenis-Sollières. The museum presents all the objects of the daily life of these first mountain dwellers of Haute Maurienne.
    The objects and handicrafts on display in the museum plunge the visitor into the daily life of these mountain people, who had a relationship with their...
    The museum presents the discoveries made in the Balmes cave overlooking Val Cenis Sollières. The first farmers and stockbreeders of the Neolithic period settled about 5,600 years ago in the Balmes cave overlooking Val Cenis-Sollières. The museum presents all the objects of the daily life of these first mountain dwellers of Haute Maurienne.
    The objects and handicrafts on display in the museum plunge the visitor into the daily life of these mountain people, who had a relationship with their environment that went far beyond mere subsistence.
  • Environment
    • Mountain view
    • Close to a public transportation
    • In the town centre
    • Lake 5 km away
    • Close to GR footpath
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
  • Documentation
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
    • Mentally impaired
    • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 20 m from the site
    • Even flooring with no obstacles
    • Absence of slope > 5%
    • Absence of steps
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Plugs, household appliances <=130 cm
    • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
    • Heavy door
  • Activities
    • Temporary exhibitions
  • Equipment
    • Public toilets
    • Exhibition hall
    • Parking nearby
  • Services
    • Guided visits
    • Self-guided visits (groups only)
    • Guided visits (groups only)
    • Educational visits
    • Boutique
    • Wifi internet access
    • Tourist routes
    • Guided tours
    • Self-guided visits
    • No
Rates
Payment methods
  • Credit card
  • Cheque
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • From June 27, 2022 to December 31, 2022
  • From January 1, 2023 to June 26, 2023
  • Reduce rate
    3.70 €

    • Annual - PMR, students, job seekers

  • Adult
    4.70 €

    • Annual

  • Child rate
    3.20 €

    • Annual

  • Family Pass (1 adult + 2 children): 10 €.
    Extra adult: € 4.20 - Extra child: € 2.60.
    Adult Maurienne Pass: 3.50 € - Child: 2.70 €.
    Disabled guests, student, job seeker: 3.70 €
  • Reduce rate
    3.70 €

    • Annual - PMR, students, job seekers

  • Adult
    4.70 €

    • Annual

  • Child rate
    3.20 €

    • Annual

  • Family Pass (1 adult + 2 children): 10 €.
    Extra adult: € 4.20 - Extra child: € 2.60.
    Adult Maurienne Pass: 3.50 € - Child: 2.70 €.
    Disabled guests, student, job seeker: 3.70 €
Openings
  • From October 17, 2022
    until October 31, 2022
  • From December 1, 2022
    until December 16, 2022
  • From December 17, 2022
    until January 2, 2023
  • From January 3, 2023
    until February 3, 2023
  • From February 4, 2023
    until March 5, 2023
  • From March 6, 2023
    until April 7, 2023
  • From April 8, 2023
    until May 7, 2023
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    Closed
    -
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    Closed
    -
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    Closed
    -
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    Closed
    -
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    Closed
    -
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    Closed
    -
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    Closed
    -
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
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