Center for the History of Resistance
and Deportation in Ariège
The history center offers a permanent exhibition resolutely oriented towards the local specificities of the Second World War in this rural department bordering Spain, which has many Spanish refugees on its soil.
Everyday life, the Resistance, the Occupation, and the deportations are successively approached along a path that combines History and Memory. Discover the history of the Second World War in Ariège.
From the struggles of the Resistance to the Liberation, from the role of the Spanish refugees to the tragic fate of the Jews. The exhibition presents the different aspects of this period through local examples, and perpetuates the memory of the Resistance fighters and deportees. Guided tours by reservation for groups of 10 people or more