Step into a 19th century hydraulic sawmill and into the world of the men who worked to the steady rhythm of a saw. A lively tour with regular sawing demonstrations.

Museum Ecomusée du Bois et de la Forêt Thônes


Thônes (74230)
Animals allowed
Guided inividual tours obligatory

"The forest tell us..." :
Combined or not with the guided tour of the sawmill and in the company of the guide, this walk along a footpath allows you to discover the forest way of life and changes in the landscape and to understand the close link between man and his environment.

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    Adult: 5 to 6 €
    Child: 3 to 4 €
    Group adults: 5 to 6 €
    Group children: 3 to 4 €.

    Free entry for children < 6 years.
    Group rate available for > 10 people.

    Methods of payment accepted : Cash, Check, Bank/credit card


    Open to children
    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French
    Languages of documentation : English, French
    Languages visits : English, French
    Languages informatives signs : English, French


    From 01/05 to 30/06/2022, every Wednesday and Sunday between 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm.
    Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.

    From 01/07 to 31/08/2022.
    Closed on Saturday.

    From 01/09 to 30/09/2022, every Wednesday and Sunday between 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm.

    From 01/10 to 31/10/2022, every Wednesday between 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm.

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    • Pets welcome
    • Educational visits
    • Coach access
    • Motorhomes allowed
    • Shop
    • Permanent entertainments organiser
    • Tourist brochures
    • Covered picnic area
    • Waste management
    • Picnic area
    • Sustainable development
    • Car park
    • Coach parking
    • Public WC
    • Children's entertainment
    • Handicrafts workshops


    Scierie des Etouvières - 1324 route de Montremont 74230 Thônes

    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Mental disability

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    Information update on 14/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme de Thônes Cœur des Vallées