Museums of the Dordogne: artistic, craft, cultural and industrial heritage.

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

Visit the museums of the Dordogne and discover the cultural, historical and artistic wealth of the Périgord.

Chestnut House

Ecomusée de la châtaigne et des sous-bois périgourdins (Chestnut and woodland ecomuseum)

Chestnuts are an emblematic fruit of the Périgord Noir region, along with porcini mushrooms and truffles. The Maison de la Châtaigne in...

Villefranche du Périgord

Château de Varaignes Musée des Tisserands

Weavers and Charentaise Workshop-Museum

Château de Varaignes was built in the 14th century and underwent many changes up to the 16th century. Left to its own devices, it...

Rue du Château

La Filature de Belvès

Discovering our craft and industrial heritage

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

route des moulins 257

Truffle Ecomuseum

Unlock the mysteries of the black diamond

Sorges is the natural home of the truffle eco-museum. Sorges, a small village in the north-east of...

Route des Truffières 2
Sorges and Ligueux in Périgord

La Gare Robert Doisneau

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

Tobacco Museum

Original museum theme

Bergerac welcomes the tobacco museum, it is not a promotional tool and is not intended for smokers only (smoking is recognized...

Place du Feu

National Museum of Prehistory

More than 18,000 pieces in a completely new museography

Housed in the former château of Les Eyzies de Taillac since 1911, embedded in the cliff overlooking the village, the Musée National de la...

Museum Street 1
Les Eyzies

Rouzique Paper Mill

Discover the secrets of handmade paper!

Couze et Saint-Front, the cradle of papermaking in the South West, is a small village on the banks of the Dordogne that has been home to as many as 13 mills...

Route de Varennes

Museum of the city of Bergerac, wine and inland waterways

The city's museum of art and history.

The Musée de la ville de Bergerac, du vin et de la batellerie is housed in a half-timbered building that was once a tavern on the port of...

Rue des Conférences 5


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

Maison Forte de Reignac

Troglodytic "cliff castle" unique in France, torture museum

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



Gallo-Roman museum in Périgueux

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

Rue 26ème Régiment d'Infanterie 20

Lascaux 4 International Center of Cave Art

Lascaux International Center for Cave Art ( lascaux 4 )

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


Costi Museum

A remarkable collection of sculptures by the artist Costi

The former Saint Jacques presbytery at Bergerac is home to the Little Mission museum, housed in the remarkable vaults of the cellar...

Rue Saint-Esprit 29

Le Parc du Thot

Extend your prehistory experience

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


Castelnaud Castle

Medieval castle, museum of medieval warfare in the Dordogne

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


Museum of the History of Medicine Hautefort

Hôtel-Dieu de Hautefort

The Hôtel-Dieu d'Hautefort dates back to the 17th century and now houses the Museum of the History of Medicine...

Place Marquis Jacques François de Hautefort

Fernand Desmoulin Museum

Museum presents the mediumistic work of painter and aquafortist Fernand Desmoulin (1853-1914) Won over by the fever of spiritualism very early in...

Boulevard Charlemagne
Brantôme in Périgord