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Le Télégraphe de Chappe

Museum, Industrial site, History, Science and technology, Telecommunications in Saint-Marcan
Free
  • 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 4 : 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 17: 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.
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
Services
  • Accessibility
  • Activities
    • Specific theme activities
    • Junior workshop
  • Services
Rates
Payment methods
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Cash
  • Bank transfer
  • Rates
  • Base rate - full rate adult
    From 5 € to 8 €
  • Concessions
    4 €
  • Group rate
    5 €
  • Gratuities
Openings
Openings
  • On June 2, 2024
  • From July 3, 2024 until August 31, 2024
  • From September 21, 2024 until September 22, 2024
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