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.

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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?”

A 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.

Saut du Tarn Museum

Discover the museum's collections

Video films, animated models, demonstrations, sound and light punctuate the tour. A model of the site 23 meters long simulates for example the spectacular floods of the Tarn.

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Escape Game, the secret of Jules Vernes!

The museum is opening a permanent escape game room. With friends, colleagues or family, to celebrate a birthday, a cohesive day at work or simply to have a good time, this is an excellent idea.
Every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 17 p.m. Closed on Saturday.

Exhibitions, activities, visits

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!

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Until 26 Sep 2024
09 Jul. 26 sept. 2024
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Until 11 nov. 2024
01 Apr. 11 November 2024
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Le 28 Sep 2024
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Farm. Opens tomorrow at 14:00 p.m.
2 dead end of the steelworks
81160 Saint-juéry
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Pratical information

Opening hours from April 01 to November 18, 2024
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.
Reopening June 1st
In July and August:
– Guided tour at 14:30 p.m. every day
– Closing at 19 p.m.
Prices Min. Max.
Full price

5 € 6 €
Reduced price

3.5 € -

2.5 € -

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