The Gleyzin torrent was a real manna for the Haut Breda valley. It enabled the operation of a swift forge, a flour mill and a walnut oil mill. A visit to the museum of the forges and mills of Pinsot is a real journey back in time to discover the daily life of the craftsmen of that time. A true reconstruction and demonstration of a precious knowledge the instruments fired up at each visit. You will also discover the secrets of carpentry, a rich collection of tools related to the exploitation of iron, a bread oven and a wood sawmill in this museum.
Embark on a discovery trip at 7 km from Allevard-les-Bains. Follow the Iron Trail for a walk in the forest to discover the old iron mines. A former mining valley, the Haut Breda valley is also a valley where the economy was based on iron work and crafts. The museum of the Forges and mills of Pinsot immerses you this special history which was as important as the development of thermalism in Allevard-les-Bains.