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Maison du Salève

Museum, History, Science and technology, Folk art and traditions in Présilly

  • Maison du Salève is a lively, friendly place where you can explore the history and heritage of the Salève mountain through exhibitions, workshops, guided tours, discovery trails, lectures, and even birthday parties.

  • Located in the countryside at Présilly, Maison du Salève offers unusual activities connected to its exhibitions, including guided tours, workshops, lectures and nature trails. Walks suitable for people of all ages start from the Maison, including the ‘In the footsteps of the Carthusians’ discovery trail, the pilgrim route to Santiago da Compostela, and the Chemin des Convers, which takes you to summit of the Salève.

    The Maison du Salève’s eco-boutique features local artisans, food...
    Located in the countryside at Présilly, Maison du Salève offers unusual activities connected to its exhibitions, including guided tours, workshops, lectures and nature trails. Walks suitable for people of all ages start from the Maison, including the ‘In the footsteps of the Carthusians’ discovery trail, the pilgrim route to Santiago da Compostela, and the Chemin des Convers, which takes you to summit of the Salève.

    The Maison du Salève’s eco-boutique features local artisans, food producers and writers.
  • Access

    • Public transport at 0 m
  • Environment

    • In the country
    • View onto lake, body of water, river, canal
    • Mountain view
    • In the mountains
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Isolated
    • Close to GR footpath
  • Spoken languages

    • English
  • Documentation

Services
  • Accessibility

    • Mobility impaired
      • Personnel sensibilisé et un membre du personnel formé.
    • Hearing impaired
      • Certaines vidéos de l’exposition permanente sous titrées .
    • Visually impaired
    • Mentally impaired
      • Personnel sensibilisé et un membre du personnel formé.
    • Mentally impaired
    • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities
  • Activities

    • Activities
    • Temporary exhibitions
    • Hiking
  • Equipment

    • Playground
    • Picnic area
    • Lift
    • Toilets
    • Exhibition hall
    • Car park
    • Parking nearby
    • bus parking
  • Services

    • Guided visits
    • Guided visits (groups only)
    • Coach access
    • Boutique
    • Set down on-site for groups
    • Tourist brochures
    • Self-guided visits
Rates

Payment methods

  • Credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Transfers
  • Rates

    Other prices on request.
    Pass Leman: free entrance with the Leman Pass
Openings
  • From January 1, 2021
    until June 30, 2021
  • From July 1, 2021
    until August 31, 2021
  • From September 1, 2021
    until June 30, 2022
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • open every day except Monday during zone A school holidays.
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fermé tous les lundis Ouverture du mardi au dimanche durant la période estivale de juillet à août uniquement.
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • open every day except Monday during zone A school holidays.
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