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Opening time

You will find the 2021 schedules and prices of the Museum of Ardèche. To enjoy all the activities of the Museum at the time of your choice, we advise you to book online.

The Museum is daily opened from the 1st of april to the 31 of october without reservation. From the 1st novembre to the 31 of march, we welcome groups on appointments.

Period Opening Exhibition entrance Workshop
Spring 10h to 12h30 and 14h to 17h30 10h, 14h and 16h  Fossils extraction at 15 h

Strolls “heritage” at 9h30 every Tuesday

Strolls “Nature and landscape” at 9h30 every Thursday

 Spring holidays

(10 april – 26 april)

10h to 12h30 and 14h to 17h30 10h, 14h and 16h Fossils extraction at 11h
Fossils’ findings at 15h
July and august  7 DAYS a week

From 10h to 18H30

10h, 11h,12h
14h, 15h, 16h, 17h
Fossils extraction at 10h and 14h
Fossils’ findings at 11h, 13h, 15h et 17h
Workshop Dino’ investigation at 16h
Astronomy evening at 21H ( From Monday to Thursday)
Autumn From wednesday to sunday
10h to 12h30 and 14h to 17h30
14h and 16h Fossils extraction at 15h
Autumn holidays

(23 october – 8 november)

7 DAYS a week

From 10h to 12h30 and 14h to 17h30

10h, 14h and 16h Fossils extraction at 11h
Fossils’ findings at 15h
Services Adult Student Children < 12 y.o Children from 0 to 5 y.o included
Free tour or guided (without supplements) 7,70 € 6,60 € 5,50 € Free
Astronomy evening (2h) 7,70 € 5,50 € 3,30 € Free
Supplement – Fossils’ findings
(From 3 y.o)
4€/participant (**)
Supplement – Fossils extraction
(From 5 y.o)
From 4€/participant (*)
Supplement – Casting workshop 4€/participant (*)
Birthday in Museum 9,90/children (***)
Reduced prices at the entrance of the Museum
  • Tenured of Pass éducation -10%
  • From 5 paid entry : -10%
  • Reduced prices : disabled persons and personal assistance , students
  • Group price : From 12 persons > consult prices

(*) accompanying parents without doing the workshops : free
(**) 1 accompanying parents doing the workshop for each family : get 1 fossils’ findings free
(***) From 10 children ( workshops, cake and syrup included)


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    Muséum de L’Ardèche
    La Croisette, 07120 BALAZUC

    +33 428 400 035

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