Administrative institutions
in Digne-les-Bains

Archives départementales

The Departmental Archives of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence offer all year round, free of charge, in their premises or “outside the walls”, exhibitions, readings of archives and conferences on the history of the department open to all public.
The consultation of the archives and works of the study library is free and is done in the reading room, on registration at the reception of the Archives.

Exhibitions 2024:
“By car please!”
The evolution of means of transport during the 19th and 20th centuries notably transformed society.
The civilization of the automobile has established itself over time! A legal framework has been put in place (traffic regulations, the creation of documents but also the development of the highway code, driving schools, etc.) which is constantly evolving... And that's not all! The appearance of our lower Alpine towns and villages is adapting. From the 1920s, the arrival of gas pumps and garages and then road signs contributed to this.
So “In the car please!” » for the Departmental Archives. Come and discover the automobile adventure in the Basses-Alpes…

Many cultural activities are offered throughout the year, at the Archives or “outside the walls”. News is regularly updated on the website
We speak French


Opening hours from January 01 to December 31, 2024
9h-12h / 13h-17h
Annual closures:
– Between Christmas and New Year’s Day
– 2nd and 3rd weeks of January

Exceptional Closure(s)

  • 01/01/2024
  • 01/04/2024
  • 09/05/2024
  • 20/05/2024
  • 01/05/2024
  • 08/05/2024
  • 14/07/2024
  • 11/11/2024
  • 25/12/2024





  • Parking
  • Free parking


Adapted service: Wheelchair accessible with assistance

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2 Rue du Trelus
04000 Digne-les-Bains
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