Cultural activities
in Sallanches

Otzi, la momie des glaces !

In addition to the visit to the castle exhibitions, the group of children carries out a workshop with a mediator on Otzi: a Neolithic man in the Alps.
The objective of this workshop is to help children discover Neolithic life in the Alps and more particularly what specialists have called the "Neolithic Revolution", at the origin of our modern societies. To do this, they become archaeologists for a day by studying the objects that belonged to Otzi, the famous ice mummy!

Your students will be participants in the workshop, they will put forward hypotheses, they will reconstruct elements of daily life. In the form of a press conference, they will present their hypotheses and compare their points of view…

Educational goals :
– Locate the periods of Prehistory in time
– Wondering about the “Neolithic Revolution”
– Discover and understand daily life in the Neolithic Alps
– Discover and understand the use of Neolithic tools
– Learn to formulate scientific hypotheses and verify them
– Discover the profession of archaeologist
- Team working
We speak French


Duration of the session: 90 min

Customer base

Reception of school groups, Cycle 4: middle school (5th, 4th, 3rd), Reception of summer camps, Children from 6 to 12 years old, Young people from 13 to 17 years old, Cycle 3: elementary school (CM1, CM2), Cycle 3 : middle school (6th grade)
Minimum group size: 10
Maximum group size: 25


  • Supervised practice

Cultural activities

  • Archaeology: excavations
  • Discovery
  • History


Opening hours from January 01 to December 31, 2024


Payment method

  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Bank transfer
  • Online payment


Home animals

Pets are not accepted


Adapted service: Independent wheelchair accessible

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On the spot…


Rubins Castle – Alps Observatory
105 Rise of the Rubins
74700 Sallanches
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