Museum " mountaineering Memory"

Cultural heritage : Museum

Located in the centre of Saint-Christophe, just a stone's throw from the moving cemetery where the famous mountain guides from La Bérarde and the Vénéon are buried, the Museum is a must-see for all mountain lovers.

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In this high-perched village, a little lost for some, the museum gets to the heart of the matter.
in the heart of the mountains. In the heart of the mountains, 400m² of space evoke the history of mountaineering and the strong emotions of this practice synonymous with adventure, commitment, passion and freedom.
Discover this high-altitude territory through the adventures of pioneering mountaineers and early guides, including Gaspard, winner of La Meije. Climb these prestigious peaks alongside the first female mountaineers. Finally, cross the ice in our temporary exhibition.
LABEL: The museum is a member of the Route des Savoir-Faire de l'Oisans.

Guided tours once a week in summer.

Visite guidée gratuite pour les groupes sur réservation.


Means of payment
  • Cash
  • Bank/credit card
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Check

Full price: 3.50 €
Teenager: 1 €
Student: 1 €
Group adults: 3 €.

Free entry for children < 13 years, Job-seeker, disabled people.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Réservation uniquement pour les groupes.

From 3,5 €

Opening periods

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets refused
  • Parking
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs


  • Mountain location
  • Close to a public transportation
  • River 5 km away
  • Village 2 km away