Center of history of resistance and deportation in Ariège

The center of history proposes a permanent exhibition resolutely directed to the local specificities of the second world conflict in this border rural department of Spain and which matters on its ground of numerous Spanish refugees.

Everyday life, the Resistance, the occupation, the deportations are successively approached in the course of a route which conjugates history and memory. Discover the history of the Second World War in the Ariège. Fights of the Resistance at the Liberation, the role of the Spanish refugees in the tragic fate of the Jews. The exhibition presents the various aspects of this period through local examples, and immortalizes the memory of the Resistance fighters and the transported convicts. Guided tours on reservation from 10 people.

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