Ardèche Museum of the past
In an authentic house of the eighteenth century, in the heart of the Cevennes Ardeche, discover the peasant life. More than 1000 objects represented in three rooms furnished with taste and precision, represent the life of our ancestors.
Silk mill museum
Welcome to the museum’s 400m² of renovated galleries. Models, machines, interactive terminals, documentary film, audio installations and information panels take you on a trip back in time to silk milling.
Natural history museum of Ardèche : fossils and dinosaurs
In a bright, modern decor, more than 600 original fossils tell the story of the rocks and landscapes of Ardèche. Embark on an unusual journey through 500 million years of history. This adventure is suitable for young children too, thanks to the explanations provided and to the labOdino!
Castanea – Discover the world of sweet chestnut
Castanea tells in great detail the story of how for centuries, entire generations daily lives revolved around chestnut trees, both for work and for food.
Find out more about this emblematic “bread tree”. Castanea is beautiful located in a former convent in medieval town of Joyeuse. The museum shop offers you a wide range of local chestnut delicacys, postcards, books….
L’Arche des Métiers
L’Arche des Métiers displays local industrial heritage with an original and fun-filled exhibition in a renovated tannery: “Golden fingers and expert machines in the Ardèche.”
Ecole du vent
The small museum of Dédé
Take advantage of the holidays to discover “The small museum in Dédé” to know the history of the railway in southern Ardèche: railway objects, railway station and philately, model trains, model trains model …