Romanche Museum

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This museum enables visitors to learn more about the industrial heritage of the Romanche valley and local geology. You can also learn more about the development of these activities and the lives of the people involved.

About : Romanche Museum

The year 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the Romanche museum and the redevelopment of the 1st floor, which will now be dedicated to Charles Albert Keller, an industrialist who developed hydropower in the Romanche valley.
The Espace Keller will present a new museography featuring the current models of the museum and those recently restored. Models that Keller presented at universal or international exhibitions.

This museum enables visitors to learn more about the industrial heritage of the
Romanche valley and local geology. The natural features, along with mineral resources, hydraulic energy and wood reserves, have led to the development of various types of industry over the centuries: hammers in the Middle Ages, followed by blast furnaces, paper mills and then electrometallurgy and electrochemistry. You can also learn more about the development of these activities and the lives of the people involved.
Temporary exhibition entitled " Histoire des papeteries de la vallée de la Romanche". Exposition retraçant l'histoire des papeteries de Rioupéroux à Vizille.
The museum is a member of the Route des Savoir-Faire and organizes guided visits by appointment.

En bref

French

Car park

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Book shop
  • Car park
  • Phone box/phone point
  • Parking
  • Coach parking

Services

  • Educational visits
  • Guided tours

Services

Tours

  • Language of the tour: French
  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request
  • Unguided group tours available permanently
  • Guided group tours on request
  • Average duration of the group tour: 60 minutes
  • Average duration of the individual tour: 60 minutes

Capacity

  • 8 personne(s) maximum

Videos

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Opening

All year round, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday between 3 pm and 6 pm.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.

Prices

Adult: 5 €
Group adults: 3 €.

Free entry for children < 10 years.

Means of payment

  • Check
  • Cash

This service provider also offers

Guided Visit

Guided Visit

La Basse vallée de la Romanche

La Basse vallée de la Romanche