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Musée de l'Aéronautique

Rue Albert Camus - 31110 BAGNERES DE LUCHON
 
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Open from April to October: Wednesday, Saturday nd Sunday from 15h to 18h (except public holidays)


Retracing much of the history of aviation from 1934 to the advent of the Concorde, it is also and above all a tribute to all the crews who died for the liberation of our country.
Most equipment on display were taken from wreckage of plane crash in the Central Pyrenees during the last world war.
Thus, one can see all four engines "BRISTOL HERCULES" that equipped a Halifax III fell in July 1945, crankshaft, magneto and propeller hubs, engines ROLLS-ROYCE MERLIN mounted on a Halifax II fallen Pic Douly in July 1944 in Barousse or BMW engine fitted to the aircraft German Dormia 217.

Part of the Museum is dedicated to aviation after the war as a Rolls-Royce, a series of turboprop engines mounted on helicopters or coaches flights.
The collection is supplemented by model planes, parachutes and uniforms airmen.
Visiting this museum is annotated by two former engineers of the Air Force who will be pleased to discover the history of the crews who very often the "right stuff" and the secrets of the mechanical Aeronautics.

Price : 4€ - Reduced: 2.50€ - Grup (mini 15 pers) : 3€
Pass Musée du Pays de Luchon + Musée de l'aéronautique : 6€ / Reduced: 4€

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  • Library
  • Shops
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  • Accessible to disabled guests
  • Groups allowed
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  • french
  • english
  • spanish
  • catalan
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