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Muséobar - Border museum

Museum in Modane

Special arrangements and/or health measures taken
Membership charter "Vacances sereines" : this service provider declares to respect the sanitary instructions : wearing a mask is compulsory from 11 years old, access redesigned for a secure visit, arrowed route indicating the direction of the visit, Plexiglas protection at the reception,... Membership charter "Vacances sereines" : this service provider declares to respect the sanitary instructions : wearing a mask is compulsory from 11 years old, access redesigned for a secure visit, arrowed route indicating the direction of the visit, Plexiglas protection at the reception, hydroalcoholic gel, part of the furniture has been removed to limit contact, helmets for videos replaced by speakers.
  • The festive atmosphere of a mountain border town at the time of the attachment of Savoy to France and the drilling of the first railway tunnel, the sound of mechanical pianos.

  • Savoy became French in 1860, and at the end of the tunnel between France and Italy, pierced in 1871, Modane becomes a new French frontier town, as well as an international station of prime importance.
    Forests are built and garrisons are set up to monitor the border. Customs and railwaymen, French and Italian work and live in Modane. The city resonates French and Italian voices, melodies of basemouth pianos crank, whistles of steam trains, Parisian singers who come to perform in local...
    Savoy became French in 1860, and at the end of the tunnel between France and Italy, pierced in 1871, Modane becomes a new French frontier town, as well as an international station of prime importance.
    Forests are built and garrisons are set up to monitor the border. Customs and railwaymen, French and Italian work and live in Modane. The city resonates French and Italian voices, melodies of basemouth pianos crank, whistles of steam trains, Parisian singers who come to perform in local cabarets ...
    A visit to the cross-border meeting through videos, audio testimonies, photos, music, dances ...
    An original museum that tells a moving past in a setting with shimmering colors.
    Written translations of the visit in: English, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish and Polish.
  • Environment

    • In town
  • Spoken languages

    • English
Services
  • Services

    • Guided visits (groups only)
    • Self-guided visits
Rates

Payment methods

  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • From May 14, 2021 to December 31, 2021
  • From January 1, 2022 to April 17, 2022
  • Reduce rate
    2 €

    • Annual

  • Reduce rate
    2 €

    • Annual

Openings
  • From May 14, 2021
    until August 30, 2021
  • From August 31, 2021
    until November 8, 2021
  • From December 19, 2021
    until April 17, 2022
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
Schedules
On the spot
Live