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    The history museum of the 20th Century

    456 route du musée
    42380 Estivareilles

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    Musée d'histoire du 20e siècle - Estivareilles
    Musée d'histoire du 20e siècle - Estivareilles (42)
    Musée d'histoire du 20e siècle - Estivareilles (42)
    Musée d'histoire du 20e siècle - Estivareilles (42)
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    Infos

    This museum which was desired and created by the former resistance fighters of the Secret Army of the Loire and of the town of Estivareilles opened in 1984, 40 years after the war.

    The museum retraces the history of the 20th century, following the main episodes of this period. Its modern and interactive presentation seduces both children and adults. Indeed you can test and touch various objects, listenning to a back ground music, and watch historical films which ponctuate your visit.
    Discover as well the surprising collection "Pictures and Sounds", made up with a vibrant cinema collection.

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    - Interactive elements : a pictogram untitled "Eléments interactifs", that you will see throughout your visit, will facilitate the discovery of the museum.

    - Free game for kids (6-13) "Mène ton enquête !" : Throughout time, kids climb on ladders, search for answers to solve the museum's enigma !

    - Visiting guide for kids (7-13 years old) : with those, the kids go around in the museum autonomously and become the museum "guides".

    - Visioguides : select on the tactile screen of your visioguide short filmed sequences and find with emotion men and women who made the local Resistance's history.

    Period of opening

    All year round, daily between 2 pm and 6 pm.
    Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.

    Prices

    Adult: from 3.10 €
    Child : from 1.50 €
    Group adults: from 2 €
    Group children : from 2 €.

    Free entry for children < 8 years, people > 8, the drivers, the holders of the M'ra card.
    Child entry valid for 0 - 16 years.
    Group rate available for > 20 people.

    Methods of payment

    • Cheque
    • Chèques Vacances
    • Cash
    • Credit transfer
    • Chèques Culture
    Equipements

    Equipments

    • Play area
    • Picnic area
    • Lift
    • Covered picnic area
    • Toilets
    • Public WC
    • Camper van reception area
    • Exhibition space
    • Book shop
    • Shops
    • Car park
    • Film room
    • Parking
    • Coach parking

    Services

    • Unguided group tours
    • Guided group tours
    • Educational visits
    • Motorhomes allowed
    • Shop
    • Set down on-site for groups
    • Permanent entertainments organiser
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tourist information
    • Cash point
    • Guided tours
    • Unguided individual tours

    Tourisme et handicap Adapted tourism

    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Even flooring with no obstacles
    • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
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