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Le Télégraphe de Chappe

Museum in Saint-Marcan
5 Full-fare
  • Come and discover the first telecommunications network: built in Saint-Marcan in 1799 and completely rehabilitated, the Chappe telegraph enabled a message to be transmitted from Paris to Brest in one hour. Visit of the museum and demonstration of the handling of the mechanism.
    Groups all year round by reservation.

    Good plan: the Bay and Family Pass allows you to visit the Maison des Polders at a reduced price!

    The site is open from Wednesday to Sunday and public holidays from 2 p.m. to 6...
    Come and discover the first telecommunications network: built in Saint-Marcan in 1799 and completely rehabilitated, the Chappe telegraph enabled a message to be transmitted from Paris to Brest in one hour. Visit of the museum and demonstration of the handling of the mechanism.
    Groups all year round by reservation.

    Good plan: the Bay and Family Pass allows you to visit the Maison des Polders at a reduced price!

    The site is open from Wednesday to Sunday and public holidays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sunday June 5, 2022: free guided tours on the occasion of National Telegraphy Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sunday September 18: free guided tours on the occasion of European Heritage Days from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
    • English
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
  • Group visits
    Venez découvrir le premier réseau de télécommunication : construit à Saint-Marcan en 1799 et entièrement réhabilité, le télégraphe de Chappe permettait la transmission d’un message de Paris à Brest en une heure. Visite du musée et démonstration de la manipulation du mécanisme.
    Groupes à l'année sur réservation.
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
      • Musée accessible à l’exception de la salle de manipulation
  • Services
    • Reception for young people
Rates
Payment methods
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Cash
  • Transfers
  • Rates 2022
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    5 €
  • Reduce rate
    4 €
  • Group rate
    From 5 € to 8 €
  • Free
Openings
  • On June 5, 2022
  • From July 2, 2022
    until August 31, 2022
  • From September 17, 2022
    until September 18, 2022
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM