Des Pierres et des Hommes - the Pierre Borrione archeological museum

La Plagne Vallée

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Espace archéologique Pierre Borrione
montée de Saint Sigismond Aime
73210 Aime-la-Plagne
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Archaeology from Neolithic times to the present day.
Situated on Saint Sigismond hill, the museum presents local life from Neolithic times to the present day: prehistoric tools, funerary furniture, gallo-roman architecture, jewellery, pottery and coins that bear witness to the first occupation of the Tarentaise valley by man. These objects retrace the history of Aime, the Gallic town known as "Les Ceutrons", then in 21 B.C., capital of the Roman province called "Les Alpes Graies".
The story begins in the Neolithic period and runs through to the present day.

The museum is named after a former mayor of Aime who was a visionary and who anticipated the closing of the mines in La Plagne, getting together with other local communes to found the resort of La Plagne.

Nowadays, the Aime Historical and Archaeological Society manages the museum's collections and it is included in the 'Musée de France' classification. Tours and reception are carried out in conjunction with the Plagne Vallée tourist office.

3 July to 2 September, Monday to Saturday.
10am - 1pm & 2.30 - 6pm.
Flat rate: 4 €. Free for under 16s.

Only open for guided tours and on request (4 people min.)
From 03/07 to 02/09/2023
Full price: 4 € (Free for under 16s).

From 04/09/2023 to 28/06/2024
Full price: 6 € (Guided tours only).

Offre estivale : Pass’Partout (accès visite libre Basilique Saint Martin /Château Montmayeur / musée Pierre Borrione) au tarif de 8€.
From 03/07 to 02/09
Opening hours daily between 10 am and 1 pm and between 2.30 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Sunday.
Non-guided visit, go to the site.

From 04/09 to 28/06.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
On request (4 people minimum)
Closed on bank holidays.
Accepted payment methods
Bank/credit card
Travellers Cheque
Tourism and Disability
Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
Even flooring with no obstacles
Doors >=77 cm wide

Des Pierres et des Hommes - the Pierre Borrione archeological museum

montée de Saint Sigismond Aime
73210 Aime-la-Plagne

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