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Ecomuseum of Lake Annecy

An unusual journey through the Savoy Alps in the 19th century!

A lake, a people and their territory… Come and meet the Savoy people of the 19th century in a playful and interactive visit! Get inspiration from the past to help improve our future.

The visit of the Ecomusée du Lac d’Annecy (Lake Annecy museum) unveils the everyday life in the French Alps in the 19th century and usefully depicts an art of living that may prove precious to build tomorrow’s world.

The museum is a unique place to learn and experience thanks to realistic settings, know-how presentations, playful activities for all, specific activities for children, the screening of original short movie in English (“Little Louis, tell us your story” – 20 minutes in English), a panoramic terrace to understand the surroundings of the lake…

Explanatory signs in six different languages: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian and Dutch. Short movies in French or English.

The Ecomuseum was created by the Echo de nos Montagnes, a folklore group from Annecy.

Air-conditioned museum.
Gorgeous view of the lake and mountains.
100 meters from the cycling path,
the port and the beach.
Free parking.
Souvenirs and local products for sale.

Groups welcome year-round with reservation
(visits available in English – Please Contact us).