The Saut du Tarn museum is located in the former metallurgical factory of Saint-Juéry, a few kilometers upstream from Albi on the natural site of Saut du Sabot. Do you like industrial tourism? Come and discover this collective history written by generations of men and women who have created a new identity: the working class.
Water: a driving force for a human and industrial adventure
It is by going up the bed of the Tarn towards the Tarn Valley and its meanders, that arises the rocky chaos of Jump from shoe and its 20 meter high waterfall. The museum is located in the heart of the the plant's first hydroelectric plant Saut du Tarn, in a building listed as a Historic Monument. Former workers from the metallurgical plant created this space in 1995 which retraces the industrial epic of the site in the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries. The Saut du Tarn factory called la Fabrique is one of the few companies in France to have experimented with most steelmaking techniques. Its products, known under the brands TALABOT and SDT, have achieved worldwide fame.
An interactive visit, entertainment
Do you know ?
Did you know that the Saut du Tarn factory employed up to 3800 workers in 1917? That the sound of the power hammer could be heard in Cagnac-les-Mines? That certain parts of the boat “Le France” were molded at the Saut du Tarn?”
An 1h30 guided tour approximately, accessible to the general public and to families, is offered in July and August. It reveals the living conditions of the workers and the conditions of production.
Dance shows, theatre, film screenings, conferences, storytelling, contemporary art are regularly produced in this unique place. An annual program is determined, the events are free. Ask for the program!
Partner Albi City pass
On presentation of your Albi city pass, you will benefit from a reduced rate.
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|Opening hours from 01 April to 18 November 2023|
|Monday||Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.|
|Tuesday||Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.|
|Wednesday||Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.|
|Thursday||Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.|
|Friday||Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.|
|Sunday||Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.|
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