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Espace Pierres Folles, Geology and fossil museum


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Espace Pierres Folles, Geology and fossil museum

A museum to the "Golden Stoned" Beaujolais area: geology, fossil collection with a giant ichthyosaurus, soils and natural resources and temporary exhibitions. The approved geological trail and botanical garden can be viewed free of charge.


116 chemin du Pinay
69380 Saint-Jean-des-Vignes
45°52'46,2288" 4°40'30,7884"

Opening : From 21/02 to 31/05/2020
Opening hours on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 10 am and 12.30 pm and between 2 pm and 5 pm. On Wednesday between 2 pm and 5 pm. On Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Closed exceptionally on May 1st.


  • Adapted tourism

Spoken languages


Adult: 6 €
Teenager (13-18 years): 4 €
Child : 3 €
Student: 4 €
Job seeker: 4 €
Disabled: 4 €
Group adults: 5 €
Group children : 3 €.

Free entry for children < 6 years, the drivers, teachers.
Child entry valid for 6 - 12 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Réductions : handicapés, demandeurs d'emploi, étudiants, Gîtes de France Rhône-Alpes.

  • Minimum : 10 Persons
Offices de tourisme de France

The web site of the Beaujolais Vignoble Tourism Office.

Banque Populaire Vignobles & Découvertes Geopark Beaujolais Très Beaujolais Communauté de Communes Beaujolais Pierres Dorées Agglo Villefranche Beaujolais Communauté de Communes Saône Beaujolais Région Auvergne Rhône Alpes