Visitors to the Valais are often surprised by the number of cultural highlights. The cultural wealth is on display in the many museums, exhibits and galleries. Visitors of will be thrilled by the many diverse exhibitions focusing on nature, traditions, historic lifestyles or contemporary art works – an inspiring and thought-provoking experience, and ideal for an outing on rare occasions when the weather disappoints.
The Médiathèque Valais is a cultural, patrimonial, formative and social institution at the service of people in order to meet their needs of studies, researches and leisure activities.
As a bilingual institution, it is part of the Cultural office of the Canton of Valais and spreads its activities on five sites - Brig, Sion, Martigny, Saint-Maurice and eMédiathèque.
These activities are being developed around 4 main missions:
• Establishing handling, preserving and emphasizing collections
• Communicating information sources
• Promoting culture and information
• Developing an access network to documentation and information