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Quartier St Joseph
Place Alex Folléas

42550 Usson-en-Forez

Jardin ecomusée
expo icio mago
Travail du Charon
Jardin Juin 2018
Tourism' Office Partner

In the heart of a contemporary museography, little ones and grown-ups can come and learn about the traditions, the know-how of Haut-Forez and also, the current heritages.
The cottage garden invites you to the contemplation and the discovery of plant species.

We offer a range of activities and resources for schools and educational groups : a qualified staff, resources wich can be helpful to prepare your journey. The museums and collections provide exciting opportunities to learn about local History. The building is 80% accessible to visitors with disabilities.


Good deals

Come and explore the Museum's attic with a game for 3/12 year olds.
Game map partner "Investigate".
Workshops and treasure hunts during the holidays.

Period of opening

All year round, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.


  • Adult : 4€
    Child (from 8 to 16 yo) :1,50€
  • Group rate available for >n 20 people.
    Adult group: 2,50 € (15.50€ for a guided tour, 1 free + driver from 50 people)
    Children's group (8-16 years old): 2 €
  • Annual ticket: €6.50: for one year, from the date of purchase, you can come as often as you like to the eco-museum.
  • Pass Card for 4 museums: 12€: gives access to 1 entrance for 2 adults and 4 children maximum (- 16 years old) in each of the 4 partner museums (Ecomusée des monts du Forez in Usson-en-Forez, Musée d'histoire du 20ème siècle in Estivareilles, Musée des civilisations in St-Just-St-Rambert and the Musée d'Allard in Montbrison.)

Methods of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Chèques Culture


  • Picnic area
  • Lift
  • Covered picnic area
  • Toilets
  • Exhibition space
  • Car park
  • Parking
  • Coach parking


  • Pets welcome
  • Educational visits
  • Coach access
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Guided tours

Tourisme et handicap Adapted tourism

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Even flooring with no obstacles
  • Minimum aisle width of 90 cm
  • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
  • Site, building partially accessible
  • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site