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Le Barri - House of heritage

Interpretation Centre in Auzat
  • The Maison des Patrimoines presents the history of the men and women who have lived in a typical Haute Ariège valley, the Vicdessos Valley.

  • The Maison des Patrimoines in Auzat presents the history of the men and women who have lived in the remote Vicdessos valley in the Haute-Ariège region.
    You can discover the strong characters of their history through the heritage and landscapes you can admire today.
    3 permanent exhibition rooms cover topics such as pastoralism, industrialization (Rancié iron mine and Pechiney aluminum history), industrial decline, and the evolution towards tourism.
    Archaeology is also covered, with a...
    The Maison des Patrimoines in Auzat presents the history of the men and women who have lived in the remote Vicdessos valley in the Haute-Ariège region.
    You can discover the strong characters of their history through the heritage and landscapes you can admire today.
    3 permanent exhibition rooms cover topics such as pastoralism, industrialization (Rancié iron mine and Pechiney aluminum history), industrial decline, and the evolution towards tourism.
    Archaeology is also covered, with a presentation of excavations at the Château de Montréal-de-Sos in Olbier.
    The Maison des Patrimoines is also the starting point for a number of self-guided and guided tours, including the Château de Montréal-de-Sos, the Chemin de l'aluminium, and the Mémoires d'Izourt trail to the Izourt dam.
    The Maison des Patrimoines is also the Maison du Parc naturel régional des Pyrénées Ariégeoises.
    Numerous events, conferences and activities for groups and individuals are organized throughout the year.
    The Maison des Patrimoines currently hosts La route du fer dans les Pyrénées, a traveling exhibition on the industrial heritage of the Pyrenean iron and steel industry, showcasing the most remarkable sites of this industry in the Principality of Andorra, Catalonia, the Basque Country, Ariège and Aquitaine. Numerous events, conferences and activities for groups and individuals are on offer. For further information and dates, visit http://patrimoines.hauteariege.fr/.
    Free admission.
    Some conferences and activities are subject to a charge.
  • Environment
    • Village centre
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 30  Maximum number of people
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Activities
    • Handicrafts workshops
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Activity
    • Children's entertainment
    • History
    • Heritage
  • Equipment
    • Parking
    • Exhibition space
    • Toilets
  • Services
    • Educational visits
    • Themed tour
    • Tour free of charge
    • Guided tours
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Bank/credit card
  • Cash
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Rates
    free of charge
Openings
  • From April 6, 2024
    until April 21, 2024
  • From June 1, 2024
    until June 30, 2024
  • From July 3, 2024
    until July 7, 2024
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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