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