Departmental Museum of Wonders in Tende

  • Museum
  • History
  • Sciences and technology
  • Prehistoric
  • Archeological
  • Ethnology
  • Museum of France
  • Departmental museum
Avenue du 16 Septembre 1947 06430 Tende
Archaeological museum dedicated to one of Europe's most important rock carving sites. A modern, playful scenography that will appeal to visitors of all ages, from the most enthusiastic to the most novice.
Opened in 1996 by the Département des Alpes-Maritimes, the Musée des Merveilles is dedicated to one of Europe's largest rock engraving sites, the Vallée des Merveilles and Fontanalba, in the Mount Bego region. From the end of the Neolithic period, some 5,000 years ago, to the last century, man left some 50,000 signs on 4,000 rocks, making this site the largest historical monument in France. The museum's permanent galleries cover a wide range of themes: from the evolution of man and landscape...
Services
Hearing disability
Visual disability
Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
Reserved space 330 cm wide < 100 m from the site
Minimum aisle width of 90 cm
Doors >=77 cm wide
Reception desk between 70-80 cm high
Height under table >= 70 cm width >= 77 cm
WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
Site, building totally accessible
Incline >5% but reasonable
  • Accessibility
  • Hearing disability

  • Visual disability

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance

  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

  • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 100 m from the site

  • Minimum aisle width of 90 cm

  • Doors >=77 cm wide

  • Reception desk between 70-80 cm high

  • Height under table >= 70 cm width >= 77 cm

  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move

  • Site, building totally accessible

  • Incline >5% but reasonable

  • Magnetic loop available at the reception

  • Documentation available in Braille

  • Relief map, tactile model or audio device description available at the reception

  • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities

  • Activities
  • Handicrafts workshops

  • Permanent exhibition

  • Temporary exhibition

  • Shows

  • Activity

  • Children's entertainment

  • Concert

  • Archeological digs

  • Calligraphy

  • Ceramics

  • Paintings graphic arts

  • Pottery

  • Sculpture

  • Weaving

  • Plastic arts

  • Discovery

  • Engraving

  • History

  • Creative hobbies

  • Equipment
  • Charging station for 2 electric wheels

  • Car park

  • Bicycle parking

  • Parking

  • Auditorium

  • Defibrillator

  • Book shop

  • Toilets

  • Shelter for bikes/mountain bikes

  • Services
  • Educational visits

  • Themed tour

  • Shop

  • Permanent entertainments organiser

  • Wi-fi

  • Tourist brochures

  • Guided tours

  • Free WiFi access

Quality standards
Label Accueil VéloLabel Accueil Vélo
Guide Le RoutardGuide Le Routard
Tourisme et handicapTourisme et handicap
Tourism and handicap
Marque Tourisme et Handicap - déficience auditiveMarque Tourisme et Handicap - déficience auditive
Marque Tourisme et Handicap - déficience mentaleMarque Tourisme et Handicap - déficience mentale
Marque Tourisme et Handicap - déficience motriceMarque Tourisme et Handicap - déficience motrice
Marque Tourisme et Handicap - déficience visuelleMarque Tourisme et Handicap - déficience visuelle
Rates
BY RESERVATION ONLY - Guided tours for a fee: 2 €/pers. On reservation
Bank/credit cardBank/credit card
CheckCheck
CashCash
Credit transferCredit transfer
Contactless paymentContactless payment
Groups (Max capacity)
  • 30 Maximum number of people
Openings
Monday
10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday
Closed

Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00

Thursday
10:00 - 17:00

Friday
10:00 - 17:00

Saturday
10:00 - 17:00

Sunday
10:00 - 17:00

Monday
10:00 - 18:00

Tuesday
Closed

Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00

Thursday
10:00 - 18:00

Friday
10:00 - 18:00

Saturday
10:00 - 18:00

Sunday
10:00 - 18:00

Monday
10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday
Closed

Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00

Thursday
10:00 - 17:00

Friday
10:00 - 17:00

Saturday
10:00 - 17:00

Sunday
10:00 - 17:00

Monday
10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday
Closed

Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00

Thursday
10:00 - 17:00

Friday
10:00 - 17:00

Saturday
10:00 - 17:00

Sunday
10:00 - 17:00

Location
Departmental Museum of Wonders in Tende
Avenue du 16 Septembre 1947 06430 Tende
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Spoken languages
  • Italian
  • English
  • French
Environment
  • Station district
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Village centre
Access
  • Close to the tourist office.
    Updated on 05 February 2024 at 11:18
    by Office de Tourisme Menton, Riviera & Merveilles
    (Offer identifier : 4742721)
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