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.
Closed from January to March and in November and December.
- May, June, September: open Tuesday to Friday, 9:30am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 5pm.
- July and August: open Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm.
- October: open Wednesday to Friday, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 5pm.
Exceptional opening for the European Heritage Days
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.