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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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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 ...

Bugey-Valromey Museum

Arvière-en-Valromey

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,...

Maison d'Izieu, Memorial of the exterminated Jewish children

Izieu

The Maison d'Izieu offers tours of the house accompanied by the mediators, the discovery of the history of the Shoah in France during the Second World War and the temporary exhibition dedica...

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...

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...

Stone Tools Museum

Vongnes

You will discover through two museums different craftsmanship: wine grower and stonecutter. You will certainly be impressed by our corkscrew and shot glasses collections!

Distillery Kario

Belley

For 115 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 patrimoine vi...

Castle of Montveran

Culoz

This magnificent castle was built in 1316 by Pierre de Luyrieu, high on a rock overlooking the town of Culoz. The castle has remained intact since it was first built except for the towers w...

Winemaking Traditions Museum

Vongnes

You will discover through two museums different craftsmanship: wine grower and stonecutter. You will certainly be impressed by our corkscrew and shot glasses collections!

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