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Archaeological House of Combrailles

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© Archaeological House of Combrailles - © Gilbert Laroche / MAC-CCV 2016
  • © Archaeological House of Combrailles - © Pierre M. Ganne / MAC-CCV 2009
  • © Archaeological House of Combrailles - © Hervé Monestier 1995

The Archaeological House of Combrailles is an exhibition space which preserves and presents the archaeological heritage of the territory, thanks to an original and spacious scenography. 2024 temporary exhibition "Under the radar" to discover!

Description

The permanent exhibition tells the story of "The Lanes and the Men", from the great Roman road Lyon-Saintes, created by Agrippa at the beginning of the 1st century, to the A89 motorway, passing through the royal roads in the 18th century. century. Discover many objects that cover 5,000 years of history, from the flint daggers discovered in the dolmen of Saint-Etienne-des-Champs to the Romanesque capitals of the village of Herment. An important Gallo-Roman collection comes from the excavations of the ancient road town of Beauclair with inscriptions unique in France, dedicated to Toutatis, Gallic god. A route can be completed via several fun terminals, and a circuit of five major sites nearby can be competed on request.
The 2024 temporary exhibition, "Under the radar", is devoted to the latest major archaeological discoveries made in Combrailles, using new, non-destructive prospecting methods (georadar, satellite images, LiDAR). An astonishing visual journey through time, where the past is revealed as if frozen by often unexpected, sometimes spectacular images, always rich in precious scientific information for the history of land use.

Complément accueil

  • Age minimum : 7 ans

Tarifs

Reduced price: 2 €
Adult: 4 €.

Free entry for children < 12 years.

Modes de paiement

  • Check
  • Cash

Période d'ouverture

From 02/04 to 29/06/2024.
Closed Monday and Thursday.

From 30/06 to 30/08/2024.
Closed on Monday.

From 31/08 to 29/09/2024.
Closed Monday and Thursday.

Langues parlées

  • French

Tourisme adapté

  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Even flooring with no obstacles
  • Absence of protrusions > 2 cm
  • Minimum aisle width of 90 cm

Labels

  • Petit Fûté Petit Fûté

Localisation

Animaux

Animaux acceptés : Oui

Archaeological House of Combrailles
Le Bourg Le bourg 63620 Voingt