The museums of the Dordogne: Artistic, craft, cultural and industrial heritage.

Museums on the themes of prehistory, the Middle Ages, antiquity, museums dedicated to gastronomy and agriculture: nuts, foie gras, tobacco or simply art museums.

A visit to the museums of the Dordogne will allow you to discover the heritage, the cultural, historical and artistic richness of the Périgord.

National Museum of Prehistory

More than 18,000 pieces in a completely new museography

Located in the old castle of Les Eyzies de Taillac since 1911, embedded in the cliff overlooking the village, the National Museum of the...

Museum Street 1
Les Eyzies

Museum of the Passing of Time

A leap in time...

What is the Museum of the Passing of Time? Imagine being able to go back in time, the time of a walk in the streets...

Allas-les-Mines

Museum of the History of Medicine in Hautefort

Hôtel-Dieu de Hautefort

The Hôtel-Dieu d'Hautefort dates from the 17th century and today houses the museum of the history of medicine...

Place Marquis Jacques François de Hautefort
Hautefort

Tobacco Museum

Original museum by its theme

Bergerac is home to the Tobacco Museum, it is not a promotional tool and is not only for smokers (smoking is recognized as a serious problem in the...

Place du Feu
Bergerac

Chateau de Commarque

The Mysteries of the Forgotten Fortress

Château de Commarque: a medieval castrum Overlooking the Beune valley, Château de Commarque was built to protect...

Route du Château de Commarque
Les Eyzies

Ecomuseum of the truffle

Unlock the mysteries of the black diamond

It is quite natural that the truffle eco-museum is located in Sorges. Indeed Sorges, a small town in the north-east of the...

Route des Truffières 2
Sorges and Ligueux in Périgord

The Thot Park

Extend your experience in prehistory

In the Parc du Thot, you will discover Cro-Magnon man and his relationship with the species that lived in his time, which he sometimes painted or...

Thonac

Museum of the city of Bergerac, wine and waterway transport

The city's museum of art and history.

The Museum of the city of Bergerac, wine and inland navigation is located in a half-timbered building that was once a tavern on the port of Bergerac.

Rue des Conférences 5
Bergerac

La Filature de Belvès

Discovering the craft and industrial heritage

Situated at the foot of the village of Belvès, classified as one of the "most beautiful villages in France", in an old mill in the Nauze valley, with...

route des moulins 257
Monplaisant

Vesunna

Gallo-Roman museum site in Périgueux

Vesunna is the ancient city of Périgueux, it occupied a 60-hectare meander on the right bank of the river Isle The Vesunna Museum is a museum...

Rue 26ème Régiment d'Infanterie 20
Périgueux

Château de Varaignes Weavers' Museum

Workshop-museum of the Weavers and the Charentaise

The castle of Varaignes was built in the 14th century and underwent many changes until the 16th century.

Castle Street
Varaignes

Robert Doisneau Station

Doisneau meets the Dordogne

The Robert Doisneau station is an exhibition space dedicated to the famous photographer Robert Doisneau (1912-1994) was known for his...

Route de la Dordogne 650
Carlux

Dordonha

Dordogne heritage and cultural centre

Dordonha is a museum dedicated to the heritage and culture of the Périgord region. It is housed in La Petite Mission, a group of buildings...

Rue de la Mission 1
Bergerac

Le Regourdou

The Neanderthal Sanctuary

The extraordinary story of Le Regourdou began in 1954, when Roger Constant, owner of a farm close to the...

Montignac-Lascaux

Chateau de Castelnaud

Medieval castle, war Museum in the Middle Ages in the Dordogne

The Château de Castelnaud dominates the valley of the Dordogne, facing the castle of Beynac located on the other side of the...

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

La Rouzique Paper Mill

Discover the secrets of artisanal papermaking!

Couze and Saint-Front, the cradle of papermaking in the South West, is a small village on the banks of the Dordogne which has housed up to 13 mills...

Route de Varennes
Couze-et-Saint-Front

Maison de la Châtaigne

Ecomuseum of chestnuts and Perigord undergrowth

The Chestnut is an emblematic fruit of the Périgord Noir in the same way as ceps and truffles The house of the chestnut located at...

Villefranche du Périgord

Lascaux 4 International Center of Cave Art

Lascaux International Centre for Cave Art ( lascaux 4 )

The Lascaux Cave facsimile Lascaux 4 houses a replica of the famous Lascaux cave, named after the hill beneath...

Montignac

The Nontronnaise Cutlery

The origins of French knives

La Coutellerie Nontronnaise is a major player in the French regional knife scene, thanks to its ancestral know-how. The knife...

Nontron

General company of Minerals and jewellery

Workshop-Museum of minerals and jewellery in the Dordogne, free visit.

Free visit of our museum Remarkable for their richness of form and colour, minerals have enchanted mankind for centuries.

Route de la Pagaie 194
Vezac

Maison Forte de Reignac

Unique troglodytic "cliff castle" in France, museum of torture

The fortified house of Reignac has been preserved in an exceptional state since the 14th century and is entirely period.

Tursac

Fernand Desmoulin Museum

The museum presents the mediumistic work of the painter and aquafortist Fernand Desmoulin (1853-1914) He was won over by the fever of spiritualism very early in...

Boulevard Charlemagne
Brantôme in Perigord

Costi Museum

A remarkable collection of sculptures by the artist Costi

Under the remarkable vaults of the Petite Mission cellar, the former Saint Jacques presbytery in Bergerac is home to the...

Rue Saint-Esprit 29
Bergerac