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Frequently Asked Questions

Find here the most frequently asked questions about L'Envol des Pionniers.

The content of the visit

What is the average length of a visit to L’Envol des Pionniers?

Allow around two hours for the visit. You can consult the useful information here (link to Prepare My Visit page). Also find out about the details of the exhibitions (link to Permanent Exhibition page)

Are there guided tours?

Yes, you can book a guided tour: “Le Tour de Piste” [The Runway Tour]. Accompanied by one of our guides in period costume, explore the entire historic site of Montaudran, from the airfield to the assembly buildings. This one-hour visit costs €5 in addition to the entrance ticket. Information here (link to Tour de Piste page).

Is the tour suitable for children?

Yes, the tour is recommended for children aged six and over. Many media devices are accessible to children.

Is this a museum dedicated to aircraft?

L’Envol des Pionniers tells the story of the beginnings of aviation and in particular the history of L’Aéropostale through the men and women who were part of it. Only one aircraft model is on display: the Salmson 2A2.

Practical information

What are the opening hours?

We invite you to consult the timetables (link to Prepare My Visit page) to find out when L’Envol des Pionniers is open.

How can I buy my tickets?

You can buy your tickets online via our platform, go to the Ticketing page. You can also buy your tickets on site.

What tickets can I buy?

Several tickets are available, you can take a single entry ticket or a combined ticket to visit La Halle de la Machine and L’Envol des Pionniers. All tickets (link to Ticketing page)

How to get to L'Envol des Pionniers?

You can come by metro, bike, bus or car. All the information is on the Prepare My Visit page (link to Prepare My Visit page)

Can we eat there?

There are no restaurants on the L’Envol des Pionniers site, but there are many restaurants nearby in the Montaudran district. Consult the restaurants (link to Around the Visit page)

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