Reopening on April 9, 2022.
Health pass compulsory.

In the extraordinary Castagnès forest, come and discover the Xploria museum-park and enjoy a nature trail, designed for adventure, to learn the history of biodiversity while having fun!
Follow the passage of time, since the creation of the universe, and discover the evolution of flora and fauna. A true open-air museum of natural stories !!! Learn everything from dinosaurs to giant prehistoric mammals, from the first ferns to delicate orchids, from the first organisms to the Dodo of the Ice Age!

Young and old alike will find their interest: walk in the forest, botanical spaces, life-size animal reconstructions, giant simulation illustrations, time gates, real fossils to touch, discovery workshops and initiation into excavations, educational games, scientific showcases, Corridor of time, etc. All the infrastructures are made to immerse you in the history of the Earth and allow you to spend at least 2 hours on the site, or all day if you want to have a picnic on the large redwood tables and take the time to enjoy the forest!

During the school holidays: Take advantage of the many excavation discovery workshops as a family and become a budding paleontologist! An activity for all that will also appeal to the older ones and will allow you to learn all about recent local discoveries. No additional charge. Without reservation. From April 9 to May 8, July 7 to August 31 and October 22 to November 6, 2022.

Free parking and picnic area. Shop: bookshop, games, discovery of the world, local products... Xploria offers Sweet Chestnuts from the forest, labeled Value of the Regional Natural Park of the Ariège Pyrenees.

Opening periods
- From May 9 to July 6 and from September 1 to October 21, 2022: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m.
- From April 9 to May 8, from July 7 to August 31 and from October 22 to November 6: every day from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m. (and until 19 p.m. in July and August).
EXCEPTIONAL CLOSURE ON SEPTEMBER 1 and 2 INCLUDED

/! \ Reception in accordance with sanitary measures and barrier gestures. 

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Pets are not accepted for the visit.
Compulsory health pass. Hydroalcoholic gels available along the route

Ranking & labels

  • Regional Natural Park - Ariège
  • Qualité Tourisme Occitanie Sud de France

Location

Arize - Lèze

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Prices / Opening

Others: from 7,90 € to 8,90 € Others: from 29,90 € to 31,90 €
Price Min. Max.
Adult entry Min. €9,90 Max. €10,90
Child entry Min. €7,90 Max. €8,90
Family pack (2A + 2E) Min. €29,90 Max. €31,90

Payment method

  • checks
  • French "Chèques vacances"
  • Cash
  • Credit card

Opening

From 17 May to 22 May 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From 24 May to 29 May 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From 31 May to 05 June 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From June 07 to 12 June 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From June 14 to 19 June 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From June 21 to 26 June 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
The 28 04 September 2022 June
Monday Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From September 06 to 11 September 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From September 13 to 18 September 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From September 20 to 25 September 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From 27 September to 02 October 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From October 04 to 09 October 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From October 11 to 16 October 2022
Monday Closed
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From October to 18 06 2022 November
Monday Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open

Activities

  • Groups of 20 to 100 people welcome

Customers

  • For all

Types

  • Multiactivities

Cultural activities

  • Archeology
  • Botanical
  • Flora and fauna
  • Geology
  • Theme Parks

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