The museums of the Aosta Valley acquire, study and preserve tangible and intangible evidence of the area, of its history and its people: art and archaeology, science and natural history and popular arts and traditions.
By visiting the museums, you will get to know and understand many aspects of the natural and human environment of the Aosta Valley which you might otherwise miss.
Regional Archaeological Museum
The Museo archeologico regionale (MAR) exhibits evidence of the presence of man in the Aosta Valley from prehistoric times to the middle Ages.
Archaeological museum and park of Saint-Martin-de-Corléans
This area is one of the most interesting archaeological sites in Europe, offering a fascinating overview of significant moments stretching across almost 5000 years of history.
Aosta Valley Craftsmanship Museum
The Museo dell’artigianato valdostano (MAV) allows you to discover objects, materials, gestures and techniques of the traditional craftsmanship of the Aosta Valley.
It houses an exhibition route distributed through 13 rooms, with over 150 works of art belonging to a regional collection dating back from the end of the 19th century to the present day.
The Museo delle Alpi uses sounds, videos, projections, reconstructions and multimedia games to tell us about the mountains lived and transformed by man.
The prisons of Fort Bard
In the prisons of Fort Bard, films, documents and 3D reconstructions tell us about the history of the fort
Observatory and planetarium
The Saint-Barthélemy observatory offers quality astronomic information, day and night, to allow you to get to know the stars and planets.
House of the Ancient Remedies
At the Maison des anciens remèdes, an interactive installation illustrates the natural remedies and ancient healing traditions involving the use of the medicinal herbs of the Aosta Valley.
In 1850 in Courmayeur, Italian mountaineering was born: relive the adventures that made the history of mountaineering in the "Duke of the Abruzzi" Alpine Museum, hosted by the House of the Guides.
Treasure of the Cathedral
The treasure of the Cathedral includes masterpieces of art from various ages, such as an ivory diptych dating back to 406 depicting Emperor Honorius.