A museum entirely dedicated to the exploits of the aviator Adolphe Pégoud, pioneer of aerial acrobatics who performed the first parachute jump and the first looping in 1913. First Ace of the 14-18 war.

Presentation of his childhood, his military life and his hour of glory... Until his tragic death for France on August 31, 1915, at Petit-Croix in the Territoire de Belfort. Through videos, written documents, photos, clothing and numerous objects dedicated to aviation, the museum retraces this epic tale.

Period photos, spare parts of the last plane are gathered. More than the visit, the comments on his origins, his life, will make you discover what he represented for aviation.

You will be welcomed by the members of the Pégoud committee who will tell you about the exceptional adventures of an aviator who left his mark on aviation.

Additional information : Guided tour by group of 20 people.



  • Groups welcome


  • Average duration of the group visit: 60 min
  • Average duration of the individual visit: 60 min
  • Groups welcome up to 40 people.


  • Groups welcome

Visit languages

  • French

Individual visit services

  • Guided individual tours on request

Group visits services

  • Guided group tours on request


From 18/05 to 22/09/2024 open every Sunday afternoon from 14:30 p.m. to 18:30 p.m.
On request for groups.


Adult: €4 (Group of more than 8 people: 3 euros per person).
Free for less than 13 years.



  • Parking
  • Parking nearby
  • Coach parking
  • Show room
  • Toilets


  • Drop off on site for groups

Adapted tourism

  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Reserved place for people with reduced mobility
  • Clear traffic area
  • WC + grab bar + circulation space

Home of animals

  • Animals accepted: No


From Grenoble, A48 motorway towards Lyon, Voiron exit N ° 10, then D1075 via Chirens. From Lyon, A43 motorway towards Chambéry, exit La Tour du Pin N ° 9.1, then towards Les Abrets and then Montferrat. In front of the traffic light.