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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 is a large and communicating place; you won't be cramped in this museum, allowing the right distance between people! The place is airy and allows the application of barrier gestures for visitors and your guide: hydro-alcoholic solution available, distance markings, welcome with protection, wearing the recommended mask. We look forward to seeing you in all serenity!
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 Friday 01 April to Thursday 30 June 2022

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

From Friday 01 July to Wednesday 31 August 2022

Every day except Monday

From Thursday 01 to Friday 30 September 2022

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

From 01/04 to 30/06/2022, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on 10/05.

From 01/07 to 31/08/2022.
Closed on Monday.

From 01/09 to 30/09/2022, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • 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
  • Customer type :
    • Compulsory health pass
Equipment & Services
  • Services :
    • Services
  • 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