The Maison des Alpages is located in the heart of the village of Besse. It is an important, local tourist centre that puts on a number of exhibitions and events throughout the year, including entertaining exhibitions that depict changes in agropastoralism in Oisans, the work of shepherds, transhumance, pastureland and the landscape of the Ferrand Valley.
Pastures Museum
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Description

The museographic area features a fun, interactive approach to pastoral life and there are also several temporary exhibitions. It organizes visits to alpine pastures to meet shepherds, together with various artistic workshops.

The museum is a member of the "Route des Savoir-Faire de l'Oisans" and organize a guided visit of Besse (from 1/04 to 30/11 by appointment).

Individual tours

Unguided individual tours available permanently

Guided individual tours on request

Group tours

Unguided group tours on request

Guided group tours on request

Tour langages

  1. French
  2. English

Service Provider(s)

Videos

Oppening periods

From 02/05 to 30/06 between 10 AM and 7 PM.
Closed Monday and Tuesday.

From 01/07 to 31/08, daily between 10 AM and 7 PM.
From 10 AM to half past 12 and from 2.30 PM to 7 PM.

From 01/09 to 30/09 between 10 AM and 7 PM.
Closed Monday and Tuesday.

Prices

Adult: 3 €
Child: 1 € (free of charge under 15 years old)
Group rate available for > 10 people : between €2 to €9

Payment Methods

  1. Cheque
  2. Cash

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Location

Pastures Museum
Besse-en-Oisans