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Dive underground to discover an old stone quarry!

Located in the heart of the city of Saint-Maximinall near Chantilly, Senlis or CompiègneThe Maison de la Pierre invites you to explore a little-known world, that of the stone that built Haussmann's Paris!

Put on your helmet and let the tour begin!

Accompanied by your guide, you will discover, in an out-of-this-world atmosphere, the quarrying profession, geology, quarry conversion...

The tour, which is on level ground and in a secure, supervised environment, takes you through underground galleries dug by man in the limestone of the Isarien soil.

Complete your visit with the discovery of an ancestral art! Learn about stone sculptureor the art of stained glass or the lithotherapyaccompanied by passionate professionals and craftsmen!

Throughout the year, the Maison de la Pierre offers 1.5-hour introductory courses and courses lasting several days. Consult the agenda of the Tourist Office to find the next date!

From temporary exhibitionss, the events (Night of the Museums, Night of the Bat...) and themed storytelling walks This emblematic place in the south of the Oise region can be discovered in a different way!


  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Specific thematic animation
  • Demonstration
  • Workshop for adults
  • Children's workshop
  • Sound and light


  • Guided tour: yes
  • Free visit: no

Tour languages

  • French



  • Equipped meeting room


  • Wi-Fi access
  • Picnic area
  • Free parking
  • Bathroom
  • Shop


Child rate 5 €
Adult reduced rate 5 €
Other rate 34 €
Other rate 55 €
Other rate 12 €
Other rate 46 €
Other rate 13 €
Other rate 6,50 €
Adult rate 6,50 €

Means of payment

  • Bank card
  • Bank checks
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash

Specific information

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From 06 November to 13 December
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Open from 14h30 à 17h30
Thusday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


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  • Handicap moteur
  • Handicap mental