Ibex museum – Space York Mallory

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

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 Allemond 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.
LABEL :
The museum in a member of the "Route des Savoir-Faire de l'Oisans".

Types

  • Museum
  • Bad weather alternative

Classification & labels

  • Sciences and technology
  • Arts and culture
  • Natural sciences
  • Local history

Facilities

  • Public WC
  • Exhibition space

Services

  • Educational visits
  • Shop
  • Tour free of charge

Services

Tours

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Unguided group tours on request
  • Average duration of the group tour: 45 minutes
  • Average duration of the individual tour: 45 minutes

Adapted tourism

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Site, building partially accessible

Opening

From 01/06 to 30/06, every Saturday and Sunday between 11 AM and 5 PM.
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

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