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 and which has many Spanish refugees on its soil. Daily life, the Resistance, the Occupation, the deportations are approached successively over the course of a journey that combines History and Memory. Discover the history of the Second World War in Ariège. Fighting of the Resistance to the Liberation, of 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 Resistants and the Deportees. Guided tours by reservation from 10 people.