• Museum

Saint-Gobain Maginot fortification

The Fort Saint-Gobain is part of the Maginot line, concrete fortification of the second world war. It is unique for its conservation state. Real "under earth" submarine, it allowed the troups to live in total autarcy for more than 3 months.

Museum Saint-Gobain Maginot fortification Villarodin-Bourget


Villarodin-Bourget (73500)
Animals not allowed
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Average duration of an individual visit : 01h00

Huge work of the line Maginot of the Alps, perfectly preserved, the visitors discover after having passed the drawbridge, throughout the galleries, the barracks and the technical rooms which allowed a crew to live in autarky during 3 months in case of need.
The visit takes place following a marked path and equipped with explanatory panels in 3 languages (French-Italian-English).
The temperature is constant at around 12° in July and August. It is therefore necessary to have warm clothing.


Full price: 8 €
Group adults: 6 €.

Free entry for children < 15 years.
Group rate available for > 15 people.

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


Animals not allowed
Languages spoken : French
Languages of documentation : English, French, Italian
Languages visits : French
Languages informatives signs : Italian, English, French


From 15/06 to 15/09
Opening hours on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6.30 pm. On Wednesday between 9 am and 12 pm and between 2 pm and 6.30 pm.
Closed on Tuesday.

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Private museum

  • Picnic area
  • Public WC
  • Car park
  • Free car park


Route d'Aussois - D 215 73500 Villarodin-Bourget
Information update on 11/04/2024 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme