Palais de la Mine

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Les Monts d'Argent, was the name of Peisey in the XVIIIth century, it reflects the importance of the lead and silver mines.
During the first empire, from 1802 to 1814, th French school of Mines settled down in Peisey. The "Palais de la Mine" is a big house located at the end of a beautiful valley.
Guided tour on wednesday. Individual or familiar.
Special children tour "les petits mineurs" on thursday : geology initiation, discovery of the miners life, their work. In summer only.

In July and August:
- Guided tours of the remains of industrial facilities, mining techniques and ore processing: 07/09 to 08/25/2020
Open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Without reservation.
Meeting in front of the Nordic Center. Other day on request.
- Children's animation "the little miners": introduction to geology, discovery of rocks, from ore to metal: 09/07 to 25/08/2020 Thursdays from 9h to 12h.

From 01/05/2020 to 08/07/2020 as well as from 26/08/2020 to 30/11/2020: by reservation only.
Période(s) d'ouvertureAll year round, daily.
In short
  • Tour language(s) :
    • English
    • French
  • Information panel language(s) :
    • French
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Historic site and monument
  • categories :
    • categories
  • Industrial heritage :
    • Industrial site
    • Mine
  • Period :
    • 19th C
    • 17th C
Description
  • Services :
    • Unguided individual tours
    • Pets welcome
    • Guided individual tours
    • Unguided group tours
    • Guided group tours
    • Pets supplement
  • Individual tour services :
    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
    • Guided individual tours on request
  • Visit :
    • Guided tours
  • Grouping by age (EN) :
    • Children
    • Specially for children
  • Client profile :
    • Groupe (EN)
  • Visites :
    • Average group visit length (minutes) 150
    • Average individual visit length (minutes) 150
  • Group tour services :
    • Unguided group tours available permanently
    • Guided group tours on request
  • Services :
    • Services
    • Services
Equipment, Services
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Picnic area
  • Parking :
    • Parking
    • Coach parking
    • Car park

Tarifs

Free entry for children < 8 years.

Activity for little minors: € 18.50 / child
Guided tour of the Silver mines : € 10 / adult - € 6 / child (8-13 years)
Free for children under 8.
  • Payment methods :
    • Cheque
    • Chèques Vacances
    • Cash
Contact
Palais de la Mine
Pont Baudin
Nancroix
73210
Peisey-Vallandry
Mob : +33 6 14 94 49 76
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • English
    • French

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Palais de la Mine
Pont Baudin
Nancroix
73210
Peisey-Vallandry
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.525209
Longitude : 6.784825
Localization details
  • Environnements :
    • Forest location
    • Mountain location
    • Close to GR footpath
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