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House of the Transporter

Interpretation Centre in Échillais
  • The "Maison du Transbordeur" is the Transporter Bridge visitor centre. It features digital resources and information about the history of the bridge and her place in France and around the world. Free entrance.

    The Transporter Bridge allows pedestrians and cyclists to cross the river between both side of the river Charente. The bridge was restored from 2016 to 2020. The visitor centre shows the highlights of the restoration in the exhibition "The transporter bridge, an exceptional...
    The "Maison du Transbordeur" is the Transporter Bridge visitor centre. It features digital resources and information about the history of the bridge and her place in France and around the world. Free entrance.

    The Transporter Bridge allows pedestrians and cyclists to cross the river between both side of the river Charente. The bridge was restored from 2016 to 2020. The visitor centre shows the highlights of the restoration in the exhibition "The transporter bridge, an exceptional building site". In 2024, a new exhibition will pay tribute to the engineer of the Transporter Bridge, Ferdinand Arnodin.

    Ticket office of the Transporter bridge, Gift shop, touristical information

    Certiffication: Environment, quality certification, cyclists welcome, accessibility for disabled visitors (physical and mental disability, visual and hearing impairment)
  • Environment
    • Overview on river
    • Village centre
    • Town outskirts
    • Cycle track/route within 500 m
    • Waterside
    • Riverside
  • Spoken languages
    • German
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
  • Tourism and handicap
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 50  Maximum number of people
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Hearing disability
    • Mental disability
    • Visual disability
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Site, building totally accessible
    • Magnetic loop available at the reception
    • Documentation available in Braille
    • Relief map, tactile model or audio device description available at the reception
    • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities
  • Activities
    • Permanent exhibition
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Activity
    • Heritage
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Free car park
    • Coach parking
    • Picnic area
    • Toilets
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • dogs on leads.
    • Shop
    • Wi-fi
    • Guided tours
Openings
  • From May 1, 2024
    until May 12, 2024
  • From May 14, 2024
    until June 30, 2024
  • From July 1, 2024
    until August 31, 2024
  • From September 1, 2024
    until September 30, 2024
  • From October 1, 2024
    until November 3, 2024
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM