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Archaeological House of Combrailles

  • Maison archéologique des Combrailles
  • Maison archéologique des Combrailles
  • Maison archéologique des Combrailles
  • Dauphin-fontaine de Prondines
Maison archéologique des CombraillesMaison archéologique des CombraillesMaison archéologique des CombraillesDauphin-fontaine de Prondines
The Archaeological House of Combrailles is an exhibition space which preserves and presents the archaeological heritage of the territory, thanks to an original and spacious scenography . Exhibits include; "Of the ways and the men" and exceptional temporary artefacts to discover!
The permanent exhibition tells the story of "The Lanes and the Men", from the great Roman road Lyon-Saintes, created by Agrippa at the beginning of the 1st century, to the A89 motorway, passing through the royal roads in the 18th century. century. Discover many objects that cover 5,000 years of history, from the flint daggers discovered in the dolmen of Saint-Etienne-des-Champs to the Romanesque capitals of the village of Herment. An important Gallo-Roman collection comes from the excavations of the ancient road town of Beauclair with inscriptions unique in France, dedicated to Toutatis, Gallic god.
A route can be completed via several fun terminals, and a circuit of five major sites nearby can be competed on request.
TYhere is also space dedicated to temporary exhibitions. In 2022: Lapidary treasures of Combrailles, an exhibition-event which brings together for the first time, several lapidary works rarely exhibited, usually kept in public deposits and private collections. Remarkable stone sculptures, ancient and medieval, For an exceptional retrospective under the patronage of the surprising Gallo-Roman dolphin-fountain.
Opening day(s)

From Thursday 01 to Friday 30 September 2022

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Past Opening day(s)

From Friday 01 April to Thursday 30 June 2022

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Exceptionally closed : Tuesday 10 May 2022

From Friday 01 July to Wednesday 31 August 2022

Every day except Monday

  • Visit :
    • Guided tours
  • Services :
    • 50 people max per group
  • Visites :
    • Average group visit length (minutes) 45
    • Average individual visit length (minutes) 45
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Museum
  • themes :
    • History
    • Prehistoric
Equipment & Services
  • Services :
    • Services
  • Accessibility criteria for people with reduced mobility :
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Even flooring with no obstacles
    • Absence of steps
  • Entertainment :
    • Temporary exhibition
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Picnic area


FaresRates periodMinMax
01/04/2022 - 30/09/2022
Reduced priceA l'année2.00€Groupes, étudiants, chômeurs, CNAS
AdultA l'année4.00€
ChildA l'année2.00€De 12 à 18 ans
  • Payment methods :
    • Cheque
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Archaeological House of Combrailles
Le bourg
Phone : +33 4 73 79 70 70
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French