Abbaye de Saint-Maurice - basilique, trésor et site archéologique
Located in Wallis, the Abbey of Saint Maurice was founded by Prince Sigismund of Burgundy in 515. A unique site in the West, the Monastery has been in constant use since its foundation some 1’500 years ago. Every year, the site hosts visitors and pilgrims from all around the world.
Taking advantage of the celebration of its 1500th anniversary, the Abbey opened its doors to the public and presented a new museum space, with a new exhibition and multiple sites opened to the public.
Through voice and music, the original audio system will guide the visitor to through the discovery of the Basilica, the archaeological site and the jewels of the new treasury room.
This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/I/E
Thematic cultural asset
Location of the museumAvenue d'Agaune 19
Location/directionsRailway 5 minutes' walk from the railway station. You can check the Swiss railway timetable at. www.cff.ch A9 motorway, exit 20 (Saint-Maurice) Parkings and set-down for coaches nearby
OpenFrom April to October
Tuesday to Friday: 10 am-5.30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 1.30 pm-5.30 pm
Closed on Mondays, except:
Easter Monday and Whitsun Monday
From November to March
Tuesday to Sunday 1.30 pm-5.30 pm
Average visit time: 90 minutes
AdmissionAdults: CHF 15.-
Concessions*: CHF 13.-
Children (6-16 years): CHF 9.-
GROUPS (from 10 people)
Group of adults: CHF 12.-
Group of children: CHF 7.-
*pensioners, disabled persons, unemployed, students
Admission price + CHF 120.- per guide (max. 20 people)
ContactAbbaye de Saint-Maurice - basilique, trésor et site archéologique
Avenue d'Agaune 19
024 485 15 34 Telephone
Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
Very children and family-friendly
Partially wheelchair accessible