This 15th century Gothic chapel is home to the 'Les Potiers de Portout' exhibition, which uses modern, user-friendly techniques to tell the story of the Gallo-Roman potters who worked along the Canal de Savière in the 5th century A.D.

Museum Gallo-Roman Museum Chanaz

About

Chanaz (73310)
Animals not allowed
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Guided individual tours on request

Come and discover the world of the potters of Portout, who lived on the banks of the Canal de Savière during the first half of the 5th century A.D. Over the course of 3 rooms in a 15th-century Gothic chapel, the museum follows the history, daily life and work of these Gallo-Roman craftsmen, specialists in producing 'céramique luisant' (glazed ceramics). Pottery, currency, jewels, amphora, bones and other common objects will give you a greater insight into their way of life.

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    Prices

    Group adults: 2 €
    Group children: 2 to 2.80 €.

    Methods of payment accepted : Check, Cash, Local currency

    Reception

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

    Opening

    From 21/05 to 30/06/2022, every Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    From 01/07 to 31/08/2022, daily.

    From 01/09 to 15/10/2022, every Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    Labels and rating

    Municipal museum

    Services
    • Educational visits
    • Shop
    • Tour free of charge
    Equipments
    • Public WC
    • Parking
    Activities
    • Handicrafts workshops

    Access

    15 rue du moulin 73310 Chanaz

    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    Information update on 29/04/2022 by Office de Tourisme intercommunal Aix-les-Bains Riviera des Alpes