Free visit of the Gueules Rouges Museum

Discover the history of the famous Gueules rouges. From the creation of bauxite to its transformation into aluminum, through the working conditions of miners, retrace more than a century of expl…

Musée des Gueules Rouges

Discover the history of the famous Red Beggars. From the creation of bauxite to its transformation into aluminium, through the working conditions of miners, retrace more than a century of exploitation in the Var. Mediators will be present throughout your visit to answer your questions.

About the venue

Avenue de la Libération, 83170 TOURVES
  • Villes et Pays d'art et d'histoire
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  • Tourisme et handicap
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  • Musée, salle d'exposition

The Musée des Gueules Rouges traces the history of bauxite mining in the Var region along a fun tour. Discover the origin of bauxite and the techniques used to transform this ore into aluminum, as well as the contemporary uses of this metal. Accompanied by a guide, immerse yourself in the life of the miners and explore the reconstructed mine

Musée des Gueules Rouges J. Bionda