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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lascaux International Center of parietal Art

Lascaux International Centre for Cave Art ( lascaux 4 )

In perfect harmony with the landscape: 9,000 m² of buildings blend into the landscape, stretched out like a scratch on the façade, almost like a...

Montignac

Gold Gallery

Learn all about precious metal

Located in an old cellar adjoining the tourist Office and a few steps from the Château de Jumilhac, the Gold Gallery presents an exhibition...

Jumilhac-le-Grand

Lardimalie Winery Museum

Wine Museum, Chai de Lardimalie

Near Périgueux, in the centre of the Dordogne, in the Périgord Blanc, the Chai Museum of Lardimalie is located in a wine building built...

St Pierre de Chignac

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

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

Le Regourdou

The Neanderthal Sanctuary

The extraordinary story of Regourdou began in 1954 when Roger Constant, the owner of a farm near the cave of Regourdou,...

Montignac

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.

Vezac

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

Costi Museum

A remarkable collection of sculptures by the artist Costi

The former presbytery of Saint Jacques in Bergerac hosts under the remarkable vaults of the cellar of the Petite Mission the museum of the...

Rue Saint-Esprit 29
Bergerac

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

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