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Viuz-Faverges Archeological Museum

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Description

Travel back in time from Prehistory to the Middle Ages with objects found during excavations in Faverges and its surroundings. Then you can visit the nearby Romanesque church, architectural heritage of five periods of construction (1st - 19th century).

The Viuz Faverges Archeological Museum consists of three rooms filled with artifacts found locally during tests and formal excavations. These objects, ranging from the commonplace to the extraordinary, illustrate the history of human settlement in the area. From the stone Age, axes and tools; from the bronze and iron Ages, jewelry, coins, pottery, tools as well as a huge gallo-roman cauldron. The museum is located next to the Viuz Saint Jean-Baptiste church, whose Romanesque choir dates back to the 12th Century and houses older foundations of several successive buildings dating back to gallo-roman times as well as early christianity. An exceptional and unique whole in Savoie.

Tips

Discover the "3 sites 3 histoires" Pass:
3 visits with one ticket: the Butterflies and Insects museum, the Archaeological museum and the Keep of the Faverges Lords.
Adult ticket: 7€ (instead of 9€). Children from 5 to 14 years old: 4,50€ (instead of 6€).
In the summer, every Tuesday at 5pm: Guided tour "2500 years of History told through archaeology" (church + museum): children 3€, adults 4€.

Ouverture

From 06/01 to 12/06 between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, May 1st and May 8th.

From 15/06 to 11/09 between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
Closed on Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.

From 14/09 to 31/12 between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.

Canceled or closed because of Covid-19.

Tarifs

Adult: 3.50 to 7 €

Child : 2 to 4.50 €

Group adults: 3.50 to 7 €

Group children : 2 to 9 €.

Free entry for children < 5 years.

Child entry valid for 5 - 14 years.

Group rate available for > 10 people.

Pass 3 sites set price: Archeologic and Butterfly museums + Castle tower)= Adult: 7€ - Child: 4,50€

Reduced price for job seekers, students, handicapped persons.

Infos complémentaires
  • Services : Pets welcomeGuided individual toursUnguided group toursGuided group toursGuided toursUnguided individual tours
  • Équipements : ToiletsCar parkParkingCoach parking
  • Paiement : ChequeChèques VacancesCashCredit transfer
  • Langues parlées : GermanEnglishFrenchItalian
  • Animaux acceptés : Oui

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          COVID-19 INFORMATION ALERT!

          As a follow-up to the measures taken by the Prime Minister, we inform you that the Maison du Tourisme du Pays d'Albertville located in the Olympic Hall of Albertville opens its doors today to the public at the usual times to find you at last.

          From monday to saturday 9:00 am to 12 /  1:30 pm to 6:30 pm 

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