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    Museums

    the pleasure of discovering

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

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MAV and Fénis Castle

MAV - Museum of the Aosta Valley traditional craftworks - Temporarily closed

Fénis

Temporarily closed for works

MAV wants itself to become the heart of the traditional local handicraft, a place where to find all the characteristics of the Aosta Valley cultural heritage and the rituals belonging to its community.

The Museum is a …

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Pra dou Sas museum homes

Mid Mountain Ecomuseum

Fontainemore

The mid mountain ecomuseum is in Pra dou Sas, close to the entrance to the Mont Mars Natural Reserve. It is a beautiful mid-mountain village, whose buildings are used partly as a living museum.

A two-storey stone house has a stable on the lower floor …

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Outside

House Museum John-Paul II

Introd

Les Combes museum is a “sanctuary of memories” with images, documents and objects regarding the pontificate of John Paul II. It is a tribute to the Polish Pope who, from 1989 to 2004, chose ten times the Aosta Valley and the village of Les Combes for his …

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Local History Museum Maison Bruil - Maison de l'alimentation

Introd

Maison Bruil, located in the hamlet Ville Dessus of Introd is one of the best examples of rural Gran Paradiso architecture.

It is an ancient rural house with several concentrated functions: all spaces needed for survival of people and animals were …

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The soul of places - Les Combes - Introd

The soul of places - an open-air museum

Introd

An invitation to meet the soul of a place and learn how to grasp its charm, history, magic …

The village of Les Combes, in the municipality of Introd, at the gates of the Gran Paradiso National Park, is known for its pleasant *traditional architecture …

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Objects used in ancient times

"La Maison des Anciens Remèdes" - centre for the use of traditional herbal remedies

Jovençan

La Maison des Anciens Remèdes has been set up in an old rural house built in the late 17th Century and used as a hay barn in the parish of Jovençan until the early 1950s. This building represents a place where nature meets popular culture made up of …

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"Maison Plassier'' house-museum

La Salle

On January 23rd, 2012 Carlo Plassier left through a testamentary legacy his house, including furniture and works of art, at the La Salle Municipality, on condition that it would have been open to the public in the future.

The collection is the result of …

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Biblio-Museo del fumetto

Morgex

The Biblio-Museum was born thanks to the donation, in 2005, of a precious collection of comic books (over 30,000) and volumes, collected by Demetrio Mafrica, which allows to follow the birth and evolution of comics, especially Italian, and which is …

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The exterior

Museum of the Resistance - Lys Brigade

Perloz

The museum, open to the public on 25 April 2001, has its location since 25 April 2008 in the historical house in the centre of the village, where the first partisan group of the low Aosta Valley, the Brigata Lys had his seat immediately after the war. …

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Architectural wonder

Museum of the Roman Bridge

Pont-Saint-Martin

The museum is dedicated to the magnificent bridge built by the Romans in the 1st century BC, whose arch is the widest among those existing in Europe, dating back to the same era.

An interesting series of photographs, drawings and documents allows to …