The Bastide Museum is dedicated to the “new-style” fortified towns which sprung up all over the south-west of France in the Middle Ages. The museum displays different panels explaining how bastides came about, as well as scale-models, audio and video guides, and educational tools for children. The museum also offers guided tours for school groups.
This heritage interpretation center is dedicated to the phenomenon of Bastides, new medieval towns that appeared in the South West of France between the 13th and 14th centuries. The Museum ihas many explanatory panels relating the Bastides, models, educational tools and a fun route for families. New arrangements have been made to please young and old.
Guided tours of the Museum are available for all groups (school groups and other groups), by reservation. Workshops and thematic days are also offered to schoolchildren, by reservation.
Open all year round for groups, by reservation.
- In April, May, June, September and October: open from Monday to Saturday, from 9.30am to 12.30pm and from 2pm to 5pm (except on public holidays).
- In July and August: open from Monday to Sunday, from 9.30am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm.
Closed from January to March and from November to December.
Exceptional opening for the weekend of the European Heritage Days and for the Festival of Saint André in Monflanquin (1st Monday of December and the preceding weekend).
Pram-friendly Room to eat own food Shop
French - English
Cheques and postal orders - - Cash
Full price: 4 euros per adult.
Reduced rate : 1.50 euros for children aged 12 to 18, students, jobseekers with justification.
Free: under 12 years old.