At Tournon Saint Jean station, the Museum presents the railway adventure, its history and its techniques. Visit the luxurious coach once reserved for high personalities ... ideal for extending the experience of the epic of rail! Free entry. The Tournon Saint Jean Museum presents railway antiques and unique pieces! Go behind the scenes of the railway, its techniques and tools. The tubular boiler, born from the genius of the Ardèche inventor Marc Seguin, reveals its innards. Visit the luxurious 1903 coach, listed as a Historic Monument, once reserved for VIPs, and the unusual 1932 Country Railcar, used for track and engineering inspections. Fun tables offer children the opportunity to learn about railway know-how. Free entry.

- Cultural heritage -
Museum "Discover the railway"


Information panels languages

  • English
  • French

Grouped tour

Unguided group tours available permanently, Guided group tours on request

Individual tour

Unguided individual tours available permanently


Languages spoken

  • English
  • French


From 04/04 to 06/11/2021, daily.


  •   Defibrillator
  •   Sustainable development
  •   Waste management
  •   Picnic area
  •   Exhibition space
  •   Toilets
  •   Restaurant
  •   Shelter for bikes/mountain bikes
  •   Car park
  •   Parking
  •   Pets welcome
  •   Motorhomes allowed
  •   Tourist brochures
  •   Tourist information
  •   Set down on-site for groups
  •   Coach access
  •   Shop
  •   Fast food
  •   Tour free of charge
  •   Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  •   Bar


Free entry.

Interactive map


See also