• Entertainment/recreation

Exposition "En selle avec Opinel" - JEP 2024

As part of the Journées Européennes du Patrimoine 2024, come and discover "En selle avec Opinel" (Saddling up with Opinel), an exhibition on cycling in the Maurienne region, which explores the special place of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and the surrounding passes in the epic Tour de France.

Entertainment/recreation Exposition "En selle avec Opinel" - JEP 2024 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne


On Saturday 21 September 2024 from 09:00:00 in 18:30:00
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (73300)
Animals not allowed

With the start of the 1st French stage of the Tour de France in front of the Opinel Museum, this year 2024 will be all about cycling!
From June 27, 2024 to May 11, 2025, our temporary exhibition traces the Opinel brand's links with the world of cycling.

The exhibition will showcase the limited edition Tour de France® knives, as well as the ingenious designs of Opinel's Research & Development department!

From the privileged place of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and the valley's mythical passes in the epic story of France's greatest cycling event, to the creation of the Opinel Race at the original site of the famous knife, lovers of sport and beautiful landscapes will not be forgotten....

In this sporting universe, you'll even have the chance to put yourself in the racers' shoes as you pedal your way along the Opinel Route!

Free admission.

All Opinel products can be purchased in the museum store or at www.opinel.com.

Official store with all Opinel products.
Knife engraving and repair service.
Relaxation area with bar/tea room and terrace.
Free WiFi access.
Free parking reserved for visitors.
Bus parking 150 m away.

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    Free access.


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French, Italian
    Languages of documentation : German, English, French, Italian


    From Saturday 21 to Sunday 22 September 2024 between 9 am and 6.30 pm.
    Last entry at 6pm.

    • Tourist information
    • Car park
    • Parking nearby
    • Coach parking
    • Private parking
    • Free car park


    Musée Opinel Musée Opinel 25 Rue Jean Jaurès 73300 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

    By road :
    A43 from Chambéry to Maurienne:
    Exit N°27 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.

    A43 from Turin towards the Maurienne:
    Exit N°28 Saint-Julien-Montdenis.

    By train :
    Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne SNCF train and bus station

    The museum is located in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne town center, 2 km from the A43 freeway exit and 500 m from the SNCF train station.

    Bus stop: place du Forum

    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 100 m from the site
    • Even flooring with no obstacles
    • Absence of protrusions > 2 cm
    • Minimum aisle width of 90 cm
    • Doors >=77 cm wide
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Site, building totally accessible
    • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
    • Incline >5% but reasonable

    More informations

    Information update on 24/06/2024 by Montagnicimes Office de tourisme Intercommunal