MEHAKA - Espace historique Lower Navarre, history, exhibition, guided tours

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday 09:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday 09:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday 09:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday 09:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Friday 09:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday 09:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed

Opens at 09:30 am

Useful information

Location : In town

Province : Basse Navarre

Services

  • Bank cards accepted
  • Basque spoken
  • Cash
  • Chèques Vacances (Holiday voucher)
  • Chèques Vacances Connect (Dematerialized holiday voucher)
  • Groups
  • Open all year round
  • English
    • Located in the heart of the village of Baigorri, the Mehaka historic center takes you to discover the history of Lower Navarre, one of the seven Basque provinces. The formation and evolution of its territory stem from a history that is as singular as it is captivating. Did you know, for example, that Lower Navarre is the origin of the title “King of France and Navarre” worn by Henry IV and his successors?

      So don't wait any longer and come discover Mehaka. The exhibition housed in the center traces the history of Lower Navarre from its formation at the end of the 12th century, until the disappearance of its institutions following the French Revolution.

      Through animated videos, maps, copies of written and archaeological documents, and many other media, the commune of Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry wanted to transmit a part of its local heritage to a wide audience who came on all sides.

      The Mehaka historic center is free of charge from Monday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

      For guided tours, it’s here !

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Traveller Reviews MEHAKA - Espace historique

4.7 sur 5 3 reviews

  • TORTOKA TORTOKA

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by TORTOKA TORTOKA on 19/04/2023

    The visit to this historic space is very interesting because it covers in a simple but exact way the history of Lower Navarre, one of the 3 provinces of the northern Basque Country. An hour's visit is enough...The signs are bilingual. Euskara and French. Local or not, everyone will find interesting information there. which was my case...

  • Anna RUIZ DELVAL

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Anna RUIZ DELVAL on 27/06/2023

    Very beautiful scenography which allows you to better understand the history of Lower Navarre. A place not to be missed. The guided tour is very interesting led by an enthusiast. Well done.

  • Ainhoa y Miguel

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Ainhoa y Miguel on 29/08/2023

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MEHAKA - Espace historique

Address

14 Behereko Karrika
64430 Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry

Contacts

Phone : 05 59 37 40 80

Cell : 06 43 62 23 22

GPS coordinates

43° 10'44.02"N, 1° 20'26.17"W

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