This museum halving spaces, the one dedicated to the ibex and the other one to the story of the crash of Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory's plane on November 14th, 1944 above the Rivier d' Allemont.Free entrance
Ibex museum – Space York Mallory
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Description

This exhibition centre is dedicated to the ibex, the animal that has come to symbolize Alpine wildlife. Its preservation, morphology, habitat and food throughout the seasons, together with the scientific monitoring are all explained via an attractive museum design, films, games and panels. The York Mallory Centre recounts the mysterious plane crash above the Allemont river in November 1944 that led to the death of the British Air Chief Marshall Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, who had been responsible for coordinating air operations during the Normandy landings in 1942.

The museum in a member of the "Route des Savoir-Faire de l'Oisans" and organizes children games every Tuesday at 3pm during July and August.

Individual tours

Unguided individual tours available permanently

Average duration of individual tour

45 minutes

Group tours

Unguided group tours on request

Average duration of Group tour

45 minutes

Oppening periods

From 01/06 to 30/06, every Saturday and Sunday between 11 AM and 5 PM.
Closed exceptionally on 02/06 and 03/06.
And from 3 PM to 6.30 PM.

From 01/07 to 31/08, daily between 11 AM and 5 PM.
Closed exceptionally on 02/06 and 03/06.
From 11am to 12.30pm and from 1.30pm to 5pm.

From 01/09 to 31/10, every Saturday and Sunday between 11 AM and 5 PM.
Closed exceptionally on 02/06 and 03/06.
And from 3 PM to 6.30 PM.

Prices

Free of charge

Location

Ibex museum – Space York Mallory
Allemont