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Museums and Heritage Centres

Museums and Heritage Centres

Bugey has lots of cultural venues where regional history and traditions are kept alive and visitors get a real insight into local life.

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House of Izieu, Memorial of the exterminated Jewish children

Izieu

The Maison d'Izieu, opened by Sabine and Miron Zlatin, welcomed more than a hundred Jewish children from May 1943 to April 1944 to escape anti-Semitic persecution.

Bugey-Valromey Museum

Lochieu

Discover the different faces of Bugey and gain an insight into the drive and way of life of the locals, such as their handicrafts, agriculture and customs, the region’s most notable figures,...

Winemaking Traditions Museum

Vongnes

Museum of Winegrowing Traditions including a slide show about Le Bugey. Some 1,500 tools representing the different tasks involved in winegrowing, winemaking and coopering. Supplementary exh...

Museum of the natural reserve

Ceyzérieu

A modern, interactive exhibition to help visitors to understand the fauna and flora of the marsh, its history, how it was formed and how it is managed today. The purpose is to provide inform...

Gabriel Taborin Museum

Belley

The house of the founding father of Les frères de la Sainte famille’s order

Montveran Castle

Culoz

This magnificent château was built in 1316 by Pierre de Luyrieu, high on a rock overlooking the town of Culoz. The château has remained intact since its inception except for the towers whic...

Distillery Kario

Belley

For almost 113 years, the Brothers of the Holy Family have been producing drinks with beneficial properties, a clever mix of alpine plants that are often rare. Label: "Entreprise du patrim...

Museum of the tools of the jobs by the stone

Vongnes

Museum of Winegrowing Traditions including a slide show about Le Bugey. Some 1,500 tools representing the different tasks involved in winegrowing, winemaking and coopering. Supplementary exh...

Museum of Resistance and Deportation

Nantua

Housed in a 19th-century prison, the Museum of Resistance and Deportation is one of the region’s major museums about the Second World War. Please note that the museum is closed until 10th Se...

Génissiat Dam

Injoux-Génissiat

Europe’s first major hydroelectric dam. The construction began in 1936 and it was finished in 1948. Things to see: the surface spillway on the right bank. This is a long channel ending with ...

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