Visit of the “Célestin Adolphe Pégoud Museum”

17 September 2022


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Come and discover the life of Céléstin Adolphe Pégoud, inventor of aerobatics and the first flying ace during the 14-18 war. Presentation of his childhood, his military life and his hour of glory.

Presentation of his childhood, his military life and his moment of glory ... Until his tragic death for France on August 31, 1915, in Petit-Croix in the Territoire de Belfort. Through videos, written documents, photos, clothing and many objects devoted to aviation, the museum traces this epic. .

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.

History, culture and heritage : A museum dedicated to the exploits of the aviator Adolphe Pégoud, pioneer of aerial acrobatics who made the first parachute jump and the first looping in 1913. Evocation of some aviation pioneers of Dauphiné


Saturday 17 September 2022
Open from 15 a.m. to 21 p.m.

Sunday 18 September 2022
Open from 10 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.



Reduced mobility

Adapted tourism

  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs


From Grenoble, A48 motorway direction 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.