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Saint Sorlin d'Arves, friendly and authentic destination in a large ski area.

Museum of past life

This museum located in the old presbytery, near the church, evokes the material and life of yesteryear.
On site : traditional costumes, utensils and tools, old photos... but also an exhibition of crystals.

This museum, created by the inhabitants of Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves, has been open since 1977.

Located near the baroque church of Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves, it presents on the ground floor a "kitchen" as it was found in the 1900s, including characters in traditional costume of Saint Sorlin and surrounded by practical utensils for life; spinning wheel, churn ...
You will also be able to see samples of lace, ribbon, headgear, photos of traditional costumes...

Upstairs, you will find tools related to the agropastoral life: tools for hoof-maker, "van", material to make thatched roofs...

On the walls, a lot of photos and information about this life which lasted for several centuries before evolving on tourism with the creation of the resort...

Exhibition of crystals.


Customers Groups
Spoken languages French
Equipment Car park Toilets
Adapted tourism Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance Site, building partially accessible


Free to participate.

Association Aspects

L'église 73530 Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves
Tel: 06 42 67 80 42
Special offers
Fact sheets explaining the visit.
From 23/12 to 14/04, every Wednesday between 3.30 pm and 6 pm.
Weather forecast
Slopes opening
Map of the village