Museum ” mountaineering Memory”

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Located in the centre of Saint-Christophe, just a stone's throw from the moving cemetery where the famous mountain guides from La Bérarde and the Vénéon are buried, the Museum is a must-see for all mountain lovers.

About : Museum ” mountaineering Memory”

In this high-perched village, a little lost for some, the museum gets to the heart of the matter.
in the heart of the mountains. In the heart of the mountains, 400m² of space evoke the history of mountaineering and the strong emotions of this practice synonymous with adventure, commitment, passion and freedom.
Discover this high-altitude territory through the adventures of pioneering mountaineers and early guides, including Gaspard, winner of La Meije. Climb these prestigious peaks alongside the first female mountaineers. Finally, cross the ice in our temporary exhibition.
LABEL: The museum is a member of the Route des Savoir-Faire de l'Oisans.

Guided tours once a week in summer.

En bref

English - French

Car park

Accessible in autonomy

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Lift
  • Toilets

Services

Tours

  • Language of the tour: English, French
  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Unguided group tours available permanently
  • Guided group tours on request
  • Average duration of the group tour: 45 minutes
  • Average duration of the individual tour: 40 minutes

Opening

From 01/01 to 31/05, daily.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st and May 8th.

From 01/01 to 31/12, daily.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st, May 8th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.

From 01/06 to 30/09, daily.
Closed exceptionally on Whit Monday.

From 01/10 to 31/12, daily.
Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.

Prices

disabled people

Job-seeker

Full price: 3.50 €
Teenager: 1 €
Student: 1 €
Group adults: 3 €.

Free entry for children < 13 years, Job-seeker, disabled people.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Means of payment

  • Check
  • Cash
  • Bank/credit card
  • Travellers Cheque

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