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The museums of the Aosta Valley acquire, study and preserve material and immaterial evidence of the territory, its history and its people: art and archeology, science and natural history, popular traditions.

NOT TO BE MISSED

Maison des anciens remèdes

Along stage 18, an interactive museum illustrates the natural remedies and the ancient traditions of healing with medicinal herbs.

Aosta Valley CRAFTS MUSEUM

The crafts museum of Fénis (stages 19 and 20) shows objects, materials and techniques of the handmade tradition of Aosta Valley.

Maison Musée Jean-Paul II

Along stage 15, objects, documents and photographs of Pope John Paul II, guest of excellence for years at Introd during his summer period of rest.

ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY

From Nus (stages 9 and 10) the Saint-Barthélemy astronomical observatory, at an altitude of 1600 meters, is worth a detour.

MUSEUM OF THE MEGALITHIC AREA

From the Neolithic Age to the Bronze Age, the Saint-Martin-de-Corléans museum in Aosta shows the evolution of this important prehistoric archaeological site.

REGIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

At the regional archaelogical musem of Aosta there are numerous bits of evidence of the presence of man in Aosta, from prehistory to the Middle Ages.

Museums along the way

Archeology
Parco archeologico

Megalithic area of Aosta - archaeological museum and park

Aosta

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The archaeological site

The area, brought to light in 1969, measures approximately one hectare, and is one of the most interesting archaeological sites in Europe, offering a fascinating overview of significant moments …

Architecture
Architecture

Hydroelectric plant of Champagne

Villeneuve

The hydroelectric plant of Champagne 1 is an industrial monument of the Belle Époque.Built in 1921, it is one of the most interesting plants, in an architectural point of view:austere and solid on the outside, embellished by decorations and architectural …

Castles and towers
Castle's viewfrom the South

Gamba Castle

Châtillon

From 18 to 26 September 2021 free entry on occasion of the event Plaisirs de Culture

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The castle

Built at the beginning of the 1900s following the plans of the engineer Carlo Saroldi, it was commissioned by Charles Maurice …

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Ethnographic museum "Un tempo, la veillà nella stalla"

Antey-Saint-André

The museum gives the possibility to discover the way of life in ancient times, when human being used to share the same room with animals, in order to warm naturally the place in which he lived.

In the kitchen we see a mother with her daughter doing …

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Cathedral Treasure Museum

Cathedral Treasure Museum

Aosta

Located in the cathedral ambulatory, the museum provides a significant overview of Val d’Aosta art between the 13th-18th centuries, combining pieces from the Cathedral’s rich treasure with works of art originating from different parishes in the Valley. …

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Innocenzo Manzetti: the inventor and his Automaton

Manzetti Museum

Aosta

Temporarily closed

Innocenzo Manzetti (Aosta, 1826 – 1877) was scientist and inventor. Creative but pragmatic mind, he was known inside the scientific community for his inventions: an automaton playing flute, a steam car, a hydraulic pump, an …

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The façade of the palace hosting the MAR

MAR - Regional Archaeological Museum

Aosta

Site included in the Aosta archeologica cumulative ticket

The Regional Archaeological Museum has a thematic and chronological itinerary.

In the first hall, dedicated to the abbot Justin Boson, first director of the Regio Museo in 1929, are exhibited …

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Façade of the church wich hosts the museum

Treasure's Museum of Sant'Orso

Aosta

Located in the sacristy of the choir of the church of Sant’Orso, it contains important 14th and 15th century objects made of precious metals, including the silver relic chest of Sant’Orso from 1359, the large 14th-century chalice of Sant’Orso, the silver …

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Ecomuseum "The local dairy at Treby"

Donnas

The building in the Tréby hamlet of Donnas, which from 1897 until 1980 hosted the activity of the local social dairy has a double historical and cultural interest as it testifies at the same time to the rural past of the village and to the centuries-old …

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Abbot Trèves study center

Emarèse

The study center inaugurated in Émarèse in October 2012 is dedicated to one of the most eminent figures of the twentieth century in the Aosta Valley, Abbot Joseph-Marie Trèves.

Abbot Trèves, who received priestly orders in 1900, is remembered for his …