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Espace Météorite Paul Pellas

ROCHECHOUART

Description

An extraordinary event in the history of the earth happened in the Rochechouart/Chassenon area over 200 million years ago - a giant meteorite over 1.5 km in diametre finished its flight there at a speed of 72 000 km/h.
The Espace Météorite Paul Pellas is a permanent exhibition exploring a number of themes including the solar system, meteorites, the effects and the consequences of when these fall to earth, impact craters around the world, the French Astroblème crater at Rochechouart-Chassenon.
Discover the story of the big meteorite of Rochechouart with : explanation panels, pictures, artists' representation of the scene, interactive model, collection of meteorites, videos...

October - March: Monday - Friday from 10 am - 12 noon and 2 - 5 pm
April - June and September: Monday - Friday from 10 am - 12 noon and 2 - 6 pm; Sunday from 2 - 6 pm
Mid-July - mid August : Monday - Friday from 10 am - 12.30 pm and 1.30 - 6 pm; Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 2 - 6 pm
Closed on 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and from mid-December to mid-January
Entry fee

Disabled accessibility


Open all year
    No
Ouvert - Covid 19
    Oui (effectivement ouvert)
Informations Covid 19 : Réouverture à partir lundi 15 juin aux horaires habituels. Mesures sanitaires : - Les règles de distanciation physique s’appliquent. - Du gel hydroalcoolique est mis à disposition. - Le port du masque est obligatoire dès 11 ans. - Limitation à 9 personnes.
Charte sanitaire Covid 19
    Je m’engage à respecter les préconisations des autorités sanitaires publiques

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Practical information

Capacity

  • Carpark
    • Yes :
    • Nearby :
    • Coaches :
    • Free parking :

Language Welcome : English

Services & equipment

Services

  • Carpark nearby
  • Coaches
  • Free parking
  • Yes
  • Yes

Opening hours & prices

Opening hours

    from 27 october 2021 to 01 january 2100

Prices & payment

  • No entrance fee

Location & access

Espace Météorite Paul Pellas

  • 16, Rue Jean Parvy
    87600 ROCHECHOUART
  • lat. 45.822758 - lon. 0.820112