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Espace Météorite Paul Pellas

ROCHECHOUART

Description

Sur environ 150 m², des roches, des panneaux didactiques, des maquettes, des bornes informatiques et des projections vidéo viennent vous aider à mieux cerner les sujets et lorsque vous repartez, vous pouvez acquérir des échantillons de météorite, des DVD, des livres.
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 29 october 2020 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