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- A magnificent fresco dedicated to the famous people who marked the history of our valley awaits you on Rue du Docteur Paccard in Chamonix.
In a historical building, discover a exhibition about mountain agriculture, its environment, its products and its savoir-faire.
DescriptionVisit the Maison du Lieutenant all year long. Discover a permanent and a temporary exhibition along with many workshops and activities open to all.
Permanent Exhibition : "Mountain agriculture , the heart of a territory"
The exhibition is a link between the old alpine culture, the farming profession of today and the challenges of mountain agriculture.
Temporary exhibition :
Until October, the 15th, 2019 : "The Bearded vulture, the giant of the airs".
The silhouette of the bearded vulture sometimes surprises us at the crossroads of an alp path. Discover the largest and most incredible vulture in Europe through a photographic exhibition and text by Antoine Rezer.
Reception of groups all year round on booking (paying visit)
Free entry. Paying workshops: find the program of all the workshops in the Tourism Offices of the Valley of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.
MUSEUM PASS - 12€: unlimited access for 1 year to the museums of the Valley of Chamonix: Maison de l'Alpage et Maison du Lieutenant in Servoz, Musée Montagnard in Les Houches, Espace Tairraz, Musée Alpin and Maison de la Mémoire et du Patrimoine in Chamonix and finally Maison Barberine in Vallorcine.
For sale at the entrance of the museums; bring your ViaCham card and an ID photo.
From 06/05 to 16/06/2019, every Saturday between 10.30 am and 6.30 pm.
From 17/06 to 15/09/2019, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10.30 am and 7.30 pm.
From 18/07 to 15/08: opening on Thursdays until 10 pm.
From 16/09 to 20/10/2019, every Saturday between 10.30 am and 6.30 pm.
Exceptional opening on Sunday 22 September from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm as part of the European Heritage Days.
From 21/10 to 03/11/2019, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10.30 am and 6.30 pm.
From 23/12/2019 to 05/01/2020, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10.30 am and 6.30 pm.
From 09/02 to 08/03/2020, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10.30 am and 6.30 pm.
Facilities and services
- Animals non accepted
- Educational visits
- Exhibition space
- Film room
- Guided tours
- Permanent entertainments organiser
- Tour free of charge