• Museum

L'Arche d'Oé, heritage centre

One of the oldest dwellings in Aussois, people and animals once shared this traditional home. Today, visitors can hear the stories of the village’s residents and learn about life in this mountain community and its agropastoral beginnings.

Museum L'Arche d'Oé, heritage centre Aussois


Aussois (73500)
Animals allowed
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Guided individual tours available permanently
Guided individual tours on request
Guided inividual tours obligatory
Average duration of an individual visit : 01h30

Labellised family "Famille Plus Montagne".
"The Ark of Oe" ("Oe" means Aussois in patois) collects, through oral or written testimony of its inhabitants, the whole history of the village. Every room in the house has found its functions and original arrangements. Today aussoyens aussoyennes and invite you to explore alone, with family or friends, the life of the mountain community of its agro-pastoral origins to its current tourism. Corners games to discover in the visit were arranged for children.
Each week during the winter and summer seasons, one or more activities are offered by day or evening: guided tours, making butter, snacks, evening stories, etc.

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    Push the door of time and discover the life of a mountain village in the 18th century. This traditional house is the ideal place to understand the identity of Oé (Aussois in patois).


    Adult: 4.50 €
    Child (6-12 years): 3.20 €.

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

    1 free guide for a group of 10 children.
    Annual "Friends of the Museum" card: €10 (to visit the museum as often as you wish).

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


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

    45 people at the maximum divided in two groups

    Pets kept on a leash.


    From 18/12/2022 to 08/04/2023
    Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 3 pm and 7 pm. On Wednesday and Sunday between 3 pm and 6 pm.
    Closed on Saturday.

    From 11/04 to 28/04/2023, every Tuesday and Thursday between 3 pm and 6 pm.

    Labels and rating

    Municipal museum

    • Pets welcome
    • Educational visits
    • Themed tour
    • Shop
    • Permanent entertainments organiser
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tourist information
    • Booking of general amenities
    • Parking
    • Exhibition space
    • Toilets
    • Car park
    • Coach parking
    • Handicrafts workshops
    • Children's entertainment
    • Concert
    • Product tasting
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Entertainment evenings


    7 rue de l'Eglise 73500 Aussois
    Near shuttle stop

    • Not accessible in a wheelchair

    More informations

    Information update on 21/11/2022 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme