During the Second World War, the Château de la Hille, in Montégut-Plantaurel, housed a colony of Jewish children, refugees here to escape Nazi barbarism ...

During the Second World War, the Château de la Hille housed a colony of Jewish children, refugees here to escape Nazi barbarism. Their survival was only possible thanks to the action of the Swiss Red Cross Children's Relief, the dedication of an extraordinary supervision, but also to the commitment of the population of the village and its surroundings. Despite everything, several of them did not escape. To keep the memory of these painful moments, the municipality of Montégut-Plantaurel has decided to create a museum where nine explanatory panels, technical sheets, files and some objects from this period are installed.

Location

Foix Ariège Pyrenees

In the very heart of Ariège, at the foot of the Pyrenees, the Foix Ariège Pyrenees destination immediately catches the traveller's attention, with the three [...]

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Prices / Opening

Payment method

  • Cheque
  • Cash

Opening

From January 01 to December 31, 2023
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Open from 14:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Open from 10:00:00 p.m. to 12:00:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Services

Equipments

  • Aire de pique-nique
  • Parking lot
  • Screening Room
  • Coach parking

Activities

  • Groups welcome up to 40 people