Musée de la Grosse Forge


Historical metallurgical activities in the country of Ouche.
Ancestor of the steel plant, the Grosse Forge d'Aube produced iron since 1500. From 1850 to 1939, the work of copper adapted, without problems, the equipment before the Revolution. Listed as a Historical Monument, the site presents five centuries of metallurgy. Models trace thousand years of metallurgy. Exhibitions are devoted to this traditional activity and its impact, the foundations of the local industry still very active in this part of the valley of the Risle.
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Musée de la Grosse Forge

Rue de la Vieille Forge

61270 AUBE

Phone : 02 33 34 14 93


Base rate - full rate adult From 4 €

Discount - maximum age : 18 years old

Base rate - full rate adult From 6 €
School group rate From 1.50 €
Rate for adult group From 3.50 €
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Audio guide



Temporary exhibitions


Guided tour

Educational visits

Coach Parking


Visite guidées en permanence - yes
Average time60 minutes60 minutes
Further informationAudio guided tour
languages: french and english


Coach parking
Groups acccepted
Minimum number of people 15
Maximum number of people 50
History of the metallurgic industry in the Pays d'Ouche. You will see one of the best preserved forge of Europe. Permanent exhibition of models: "The metallurgy industry from the Norman boat (drakkar) to the airbus.

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