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Annecy - Presqu'île d'Albigny
Annecy - Presqu'île d'Albigny
Sevrier - Nautic base
Sevrier - Nautic base
Talloires-Montmin - Angon
Talloires-Montmin - Angon
Talloires-Montmin - The Talloires bay
Talloires-Montmin - The Talloires bay
Veyrier-du-Lac
Veyrier-du-Lac
Le Semnoz - Nordic area
Le Semnoz - Nordic area

Paccard museum

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For over 210 years, generations of Paccard bell founders have created a reputation as the world's leading bell foundry for musically superior, high-quality bronze bells.

Established in 1984, the Paccard Museum showcases the craftmanship of the Paccard Bell Foundry and shares the history of the fine art of bell-making with visitors from throughout the world. It offers a wide range of exhibits, seminars, and educational opportunities, including tours of the museum and workshop, live bell-casting events, and customized tours to meet your needs.

Opening period

From October to April:
Open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to Midday and from 2 pm to 5:30 pm and on Sunday and on bank holidays from 2 pm to 5:30 pm.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.

In May, June and September:
Open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to Midday and from 2 pm to 6:30 pm and on Sunday and on bank holidays from 2 pm to 6:30 pm.

In July and August:
Open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 12:30 pm and from 2 pm to 6:30 pm and on Sunday from 2 pm to 6:30 pm.

The guided tour of the foundry is possible from April 15th to October 15th:
Saturday from 10 am to Midday and from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Friday, Sunday and public holidays from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
In August: every day (except Sunday morning) from 10 am to Midday and from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Coordinates

215 route du Piron

74320 Sevrier

Latitude : 45.844078

Longitude : 6.150756

Services & facilities
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking
Prices

From 01/01 to 31/12/2018
Adult: 7.50 €
Child: 4.50 €
Large family: 20 € (2 adults and 2 children and +)
Group adults: 6.50 €
Group children: 4 €.

From 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2020
Group adults: 7 €
Group children: 4.50 €.

Free entry for children < 6 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Supplement for guided tours of the workshops:
Adult: 4 €
Child: 3 €
Adult group: € 3.50
Children group: € 2.50

"Discovery" visit with casting of the bells: 15 € on reservation (Thursday only).

Accepted means of payment :

Bank/credit card