Musée des Gueules Rouges


The Musée des Gueules Rouges traces, along a playful visit, the history of bauxite mining in the Var.

Self-guided tour thanks to the interactive terminals, discover the origin of bauxite, the techniques of transformation of this ore into aluminium and the contemporary uses of this metal.

Accompanied by a tour guide, plunge into the miners' life and walk through the reconstituted mine gallery.


Calendar

Exposition L’Aluminium, a metal of Champions !

L'Aluminium, a metal of Champions ! The exhibition 2024 at the Gueules Rouges Museum In partnership with the National Sports Museum in Nice and the Institute for the History of Aluminum in… Read More »Exposition L’Aluminium, a metal of Champions !

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Summer workshops for 6/12 years – A fiery creation

Wednesday afternoons during school holidays, the museum team offers creative workshops on the theme of our exhibition : L'aluminium, a metal of Champions ! This Wednesday, to prepare… Read More »Summer workshops for 6/12 years – A fiery creation

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Summer workshops for 6/12 years – Make some noise !

Wednesday afternoons during school holidays, the museum team offers creative workshops on the theme of our exhibition : L'aluminium, a metal of Champions ! This Wednesday, the tests… Read More »Summer workshops for 6/12 years – Make some noise !

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Summer workshops for 6/12 years – Victory !

Wednesday afternoons during school holidays, the museum team offers creative workshops on the theme of our exhibition : L'aluminium, a metal of Champions ! This Wednesday, Congratulations, tu… Read More »Summer workshops for 6/12 years – Victory !

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Summer workshops for 6/12 years – On the podium

Wednesday afternoons during school holidays, the museum team offers creative workshops on the theme of our exhibition : L'aluminium, a metal of Champions ! The medal rewards… Read More »Summer workshops for 6/12 years – On the podium

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Summer workshops for 6/12 years – Participate in the exhibition

Wednesday afternoons during school holidays, the museum team offers creative workshops on the theme of our exhibition : L'aluminium, a metal of Champions ! Today, lots of related objects… Read More »Summer workshops for 6/12 years – Participate in the exhibition

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Summer workshops for 6/12 years – The jersey makes the sporty

Wednesday afternoons during school holidays, the museum team offers creative workshops on the theme of our exhibition : L'aluminium, a metal of Champions ! This Wednesday, decorate your… Read More »Summer workshops for 6/12 years – The jersey makes the sporty

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Summer workshops for 6/12 years – The jersey makes the sporty

Wednesday afternoons during school holidays, the museum team offers creative workshops on the theme of our exhibition : L’aluminium, a metal of Champions ! For this last workshop… Read More »Summer workshops for 6/12 years – The jersey makes the sporty

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Young audience

Individual children's workshops

Wednesdays during holidays, children's workshops are organized for the individual public. To know the programming of the workshops, see you in the calendar.

Schools

On reservation, educational visits-workshops around the current exhibition and in connection with the school program are organized. From preschool (from the small section) until high school.

Recreation centers

In a resolutely playful perspective, the museum organizes visits and workshops for groups of children from leisure centers. On reservation.



Hours and prices

Accepted payment methods : cash, credit card, check, Culture and Vacation Vouchers

SeasonDayOpen hours
May-SeptemberWednesday, Saturday and Sunday & Holidays all zone : From Wednesday to Sunday & non-working days14h – 18h
Exceptional opening in July and AugustSaturdays and Sundays 10h – 12h30
October - AprilWednesday, Saturday & Sunday / Holidays all zone : From Wednesday to Sunday14h – 17h

Visits of the mine are only at fixed times and accompanied by the museum guide. The duration of the visit is 45 minutes approx..

The temperature in the mine is about 10°C in winter and 20°C in summer.

Animals are not allowed in the museum, with the exception of guide dogs.

The museum is closed from 16/12 to 1/02 and 1/05, 1/11 and 11/11.


Access and contact

Musée des Gueules Rouges / Avenue de la Libération 83170 Tourves

GPS : 43.411037,5.919672

Autoroute A8 sortie 35

DN7 direction Saint-Maximin sortie Marseille Tourves

Direction village de Tourves

Museum on the right at the bus stop

To contact the museum

Phone : 04 94 86 19 63

Mail : mgr@caprovenceverte.fr


Our partners

contemporary art center of châteauvert