Discover the local heritage


Museums are the best places to discover the local heritage. The Musée d’Allevard-les-bains aims to display and decode the history of the Grésivaudan. You can learn more about the activities related to thermalism, agriculture, industry and tourism.

Discover the local heritage by visiting the museum of the forges and mills of Pinsot not far from Allevard-les-Bains. Learn about the gestures of yesteryear, understand how mills driven by the force of the Breda. Take a break from the history of the Allevard region and what made its economy.

The Iron Trail

Set off on the Iron path and learn all about the history of its extraction in 13 stages punctuated by signposts telling the history of the country. Discover the local heritage by combining hiking and educational trails. Entrances to galleries, furnaces, miners’ shelters, a trail to retrace the world and difficult life of miners.

Permanent and temporary exhibitions

Make the most of the permanent and temporary exhibitions to discover the local heritage through objects from the past. Tools shaped directly with the hammer of the Pinsot forges, shaping the iron while it is still red. Explore the world of carpentry through objects reproducing the actions of the time.

Historical heritage

Discovering the local heritage also means discovering the historical heritage. Old buildings in the spa resort of Allevard-les-Bains and its surroundings with towers and forts bearing witness to a past that still stands today in the Grésivaudan valley. Fortified constructions that can be visited with the family in the villages of Pinsot or Barraux.