The memorial is composed of two buildings: the house where the children and their educators lived and the permanent exhibition spaces. A temporary exhibition can also be viewed in the open air until 30 September 2021.
OPEN TOUR IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
To discover the history of the colony of the children of Izieu, to understand the history of yesterday and today, the Maison d’Izieu provides visitors with audioguides in English, German, Spanish and Italian.
GUIDED TOUR OF THE HOUSE
The mediators of the Maison d’Izieu accompany you on a guided tour of the house, a place of memory where the children’s letters and drawings are displayed. They will help you discover the history of the Izieu colony, the circumstances of their care by Sabine and Miron Zlatin, their daily life at the colony and the roundup of 6 April 1944.
Duration: 50 minutes.
From 3 July to 29 August 2021:
Monday to Friday: 10.30am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5pm.
Weekend: at 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5pm.
OPEN TOUR OF THE PERMANENT EXHIBITION HISTORY, JUSTICE, REMEMBRANCE
Starting in 1940, the permanent exhibition presents, through numerous archive documents, the history of the Shoah in France during the Second World War, the birth of international justice and its functioning up to the present day and the construction of a remembrance of crimes against humanity. It provides a better understanding of the journey of the families and children of the Izieu colony.
Duration: 2.5 hours, recommended for an open tour of the entire permanent exhibition.
During the opening hours of the memorial.
FAMILY VISIT “LET’S TELL THE STORY” in French
Family visit from 8 years old.
Discover the history of the colony through readings, drawings and audio testimonies adapted for the whole family.
Duration: 50 minutes. Visit accompanied by a mediator, by reservation.
From 3 July to 27 August 2021:
Monday to Friday at 3pm.
VISIT OF THE SUMMER OPEN-AIR EXHIBITION in French
7 APRIL 1946, “a great and moving day of remembrance”
Only in French.
Discover a local and national history, the generosity of a whole territory, the first acts of remembrance, the solidarity around Sabine Zlatin and the hope, conveyed by this first day of remembrance in the post-war context.
Open tour :
From 6 April to 30 September 2021.
During the opening hours of the memorial
Guided tour :
From 3 July to 29 August 2021
Every day at 4pm
Duration: 50 minutes.
By reservation only.
WORKSHOP-VISIT FOR 8-13 YEAR OLDS “1943, IZIEU WITH THE CHILDREN” in French
Based on archive documents and testimonies, the children visit the house to discover the history of the colony and the solidarity that enabled the rescue of many children.
Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes. Visit accompanied by a mediator, on reservation.
15 children max. A group guided tour for parents takes place simultaneously.
During the school holidays in zone A :
Every Wednesday and Thursday at 2pm.