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.

Galerie de l’Or

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...


Musée d’art et d’archéologie du Périgord

Prehistory, ethnography and fine arts

The Museum of Art and Archaeology of the Périgord is the oldest in the Dordogne department, with over 45,000 works of art...

Cours Tourny 22

Château de Commarque

The Mysteries of the Forgotten Fortress

The Castle of Combrand: a medieval castrum overlooking the valley of the Beune, the castle of Commarque was built in order to...

Route du Château de Commarque
Les Eyzies

Moulin à Papier de la Rouzique

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


Heritage and cultural pole of Dordogne

Dordonha is a museographic space dedicated to the heritage and the culture of Périgord, it is located in the Petite Mission, a built complex...

Mission Street 1

Musée National de la Préhistoire

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

Musée d’Histoire de la Médecine de 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

Château de Varaignes Musée des Tisserands

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


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

Musée du Chai de Lardimalie

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

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.


Le Moulin de la Veyssière

Artisanal oils and flours

The Moulin de la Veyssière is an almost thousand-year-old mill located in Neuvic, in the heart of the Périgord Blanc. It is the only mill still in operation...

La Petite Veyssière

Musée Fernand Desmoulin

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

Le Parc du Thot

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...


Musée de la ville de Bergerac, du vin et de la batellerie

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

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

Ecomusée de la truffe

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


Village of Singular Art 4 km from Sarlat

Gorodka is part of the itinerary of Singular Art (published by the Palais du Facteur Cheval) "If there was a competition...

Rue Louis de Champagne

La Gare Robert Doisneau

The meeting of Doisneau and the Dordogne

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

Route de la Dordogne 650

Compagnie Générale de Minéraux et Bijouterie

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.


Musée de La Rue du temps qui passe

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...


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 Centre International de l’Art Pariétal

Lascaux International Centre for Cave Art ( lascaux 4 )

The facsimile of the cave of Lascaux Lascaux 4 hosts the replica of the famous cave of Lascaux, named after the hill underneath...


La Coutellerie Nontronnaise

The origins of French knives

The Nontronnaise Cutlery is a major actor in the French regional knives landscape, thanks to its ancestral know-how The knife...


Château 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...


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,...


Musée Costi

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

Musée du tabac

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