Hôtel de Cordon – Centre for the interpretation of architecture and heritage

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Practical information

Address

71 rue Saint Réal
73000 Chambéry
Locate on map

Close to bus lines B, D, 1 and 4 (stop "Ducs"). More information on synchro.grandchambery.fr.

Phone

04 79 70 15 94

Contact

Contact us

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Website

Languages spoken

French

Themes

  • Arts and culture
  • Local history
  • Sciences and technology
  • Architecture

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Presentation

The Centre d'Interprétation de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine de Chambéry is located in a former mansion - the Hôtel de Cordon. Originally built in the 16th century, its main outer walls and internal layout were modified in the 18th century.

This local cultural facility seeks to educate and inform visitors about the development of the town and raise awareness of architecture and heritage. What makes a town, district or building valuable? Or, more generally speaking, what makes it unique and special?
The CIAP de Chambéry is a place of exchange at the frontier of everything that defines the town, from its past to the future.

The Hôtel de Cordon is a lively space, with many activities going on:
- starting point for guided tours of the old centre
- educational activity and conference room
- specialist architecture and heritage library (by appointment only) and office of the town's lead architect for protected zones
- permanent exhibition about the town and its heritage: heritage conservation, the housing in Chambéry, the development of the town, and more.
- temporary exhibitions

Type of cultural heritage:

Museum

Noteworthy:

Vineyards and Discovery Accreditation
"Accueil Vélo" : Cyclists Welcome label

Opening

From 01/09 to 04/10/2020, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 6 pm.

From 05/10 to 16/10/2020, every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday between 2 pm and 6 pm.

From 17/10 to 01/11/2020 between 10 am and 2 pm.
Closed Monday and Sunday.
Open exceptionally on 01/11.

From 02/11 to 18/12/2020, every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Open exceptionally on 06/12.

From 19/12/2020 to 03/01/2021 between 10 am and 6 pm.
Closed Monday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.
Open exceptionally on 03/01/2021.

Additional information

Equipment(s):

Lift
Toilets
Exhibition space
Car park
Parking nearby
Bicycle parking

Service(s):

Tourist brochures
Tourist information

Activity(ies):

Children's entertainment
Temporary exhibition

Rates

Free entry.

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