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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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The Centre's seat

Centre d'Etudes Francoprovençales René Willien

Saint-Nicolas

Thanks to this ancient construction of the 18th century, carefully restored, it is possible to understand how rural environments were organised in peasant culture and visit the exhibition of the archive of the “Concours Cerlogne” (school competitions for …

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Tribute to the poet

Cerlogne museum

Saint-Nicolas

Jean-Baptiste Cerlogne was born in Cerlogne, a village of Saint-Nicolas in 1826. After working in Marseille as a chimney sweep, he was employed as cook at the Seminario Maggiore in Aosta, where his intelligence and creativity were noted and he was …

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The exhibition

Museum of mineralogy and palaeontology

Saint-Vincent

The Museum aims to collect, classify and make known the minerals of the Aosta Valley and a number of crystals and semi-precious stones from around the world.

It currently has about 750 pieces on display, most of which come from the mountains near Saint- …

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The "raccard"

Petit Monde local history museum

Torgnon

The territory known as Petit-Monde includes the three villages of Triatel, Etirol and Ronc, that have maintained the typical inhabited mountain landscape.

In the village of Triatel there is an interesting ethnographical museum located inside …