Folks and popular traditions museum

Salle des costumesChaussure du clergéReprésentation du clergéLustre dans le Grand Salon

Presentation

Come to discover «Maurienne» costumes and lifestyle of formerly. Of a luxurious collection of Savoy costumes, archaeology, religious art in the reconstruction of a traditionnal home.
The dresses of the Arvan and Villards valleys in particular are among the most original in the Alps. In the former bishop's chapel, you can see the reconstruction of a typical Maurienne interior. One room features archaeological collections, another is devoted to religious art, and a third to the history of the Savoy dynasty.
Période(s) d'ouvertureFrom 12/02 to 08/03 between 2 pm and 5.30 pm.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.

From 15/04 to 26/04 between 2 pm and 5 pm.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on Easter Monday.

From 08/07 to 15/09 between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on July 14th and August 15th.

From 21/10 to 03/11 between 2 pm and 5.30 pm.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.

From 23/12 to 04/01 between 2 pm and 5.30 pm.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.
Contact
Folks and popular traditions museum
Place de la Cathédrale
73300
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Phone : +33 4 79 83 51 51
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
In Short
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Museum
  • categories :
    • Municipal museum
  • Visit :
    • Guided tours
Informations
  • Visites :
    • Average group visit length (minutes) 80
  • themes :
    • Local tradition
  • Services :
    • Guided group tours
    • Unguided individual tours
  • Services :
    • 5 people min per group
    • 25 people max per group
  • Arts and culture :
    • Arts and culture
    • Folk arts and popular traditions
    • Craft/Artisanat
    • Local history
    • Sacred art
    • Decorative arts
  • Science and technology :
    • Sciences and technology
    • Occupations
    • Archeological
    • World of rural agricultural
Equipments, Services
  • Parking :
    • Parking
  • Entertainment :
    • Permanent exhibition
Good to know
  • Sitra promotion typology :
    • Indoor
    • Bad weather alternative
    • Recommended by high heat

Tarifs

FaresMinMax
Free
  • Payment methods :
    • Bank/credit card
    • Cheque
    • Cash
    • Credit transfer

Map

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Musée des Costumes, Arts et Traditions Populaires
Place de la Cathédrale
73300
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.277159
Longitude : 6.345655
  • Environnements :
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
    • In the historic centre
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Bus stop < 500 m