Museums, ecomuseums and art galleries

Exciting museums ans ecomuseums explore past and present

The rich and diverse collections of the Corrèze’s museums and ecomuseums explore various periods of history from Neanderthal man to today, via the traditional tanning industry in Bort-les-Orgues, the “black nose” workers at the National Arms Factory museum in Tulle and the the slate quarry workers in Travassac. Art is also on the agenda with Tulle lace, the unique collection of Mortlake tapestries from England at the Musée Labenche in Brive and the gifts given to Jacques Chirac which are housed in the Musée du Président in Sarran, contemporary creations at the Meymac art centre.... The Corrèze has an important Resistance history and three venues are dedicated to the memory of this period when local and national history overlapped.

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TULLE
National Accordion Centre
National Accordion Centre - TULLE
Since 1987, the town of Tulle has instiga¬ted a policy of acquisitions concerning the accordion. Since 1994, various institutions have cooperated to create in Tulle a National Centre of the
BORT LES ORGUES
Tannery and leather museum and small school museum
Tannery and leather museum and small school museum - BORT LES ORGUES
Covering an area of 1,000m², this museum houses approximately 20 machines once used in the tanning industry, such as fullering tools, scrapers and shaving knives, as well as machines used for
MEYMAC
Museum of Archeology & Heritage Marius Vazeilles
Museum of Archeology & Heritage Marius Vazeilles - MEYMAC
Located in the former Benedictine abbey of the XI century in the heart of the historic center of Meymac, the museum, place of discovery and knowledge, is an exciting introduction to the history of
MEYMAC
Abbaye Saint-André - Centre d'Art Contemporain
Abbaye Saint-André - Centre d'Art Contemporain - MEYMAC
This contemporary art museum sits in the south wing and tower of a former Benedictine Monastery in the heart of the historic center of Meymac. It has an exhibition area of ¿¿950 m2 spread over five
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TULLE
Museum of weapons
Museum of weapons - TULLE
Industrial heritage identity of Tulle, the Museum of Arms created in 1979 by the staff at the Manufacture Nationale d'Armes offers a panorama of the history of French and foreign armament
CHAUFFOUR SUR VELL
Niel Mill
Niel Mill - CHAUFFOUR SUR VELL
Go back in time by visiting a 12th century water mill and its ordinary oven. Discover the production of walnut oil in a traditional mill and the work of the hoof maker. Walnut oil sale on
EGLETONS
Centre de Découverte du Moyen-Age
Centre de Découverte du Moyen-Age - EGLETONS
This museum located in an attractive 18C building, is dedicated to the Middle Ages and provides an informative overview of the medieval world through history, art and techniques. The centre's
LANTEUIL
The Chestnut and Basketry Eco-Museum
The Chestnut and Basketry Eco-Museum - LANTEUIL
For nearly 10 years, we have been restoring and staging all the objects which, from the end of the 18th century to the middle of the 20th century, gave rhythm to the daily life of the farmers of
MOUSTIER VENTADOUR
Chamalot résidence d'artistes
Chamalot résidence d'artistes - MOUSTIER VENTADOUR
The association Chamalot-Residence Artists, founded in 2006 by two enthusiasts of contemporary art, has set itself the objective of fostering exchanges between artists and audiences, organizing
USSEL
Musée du pays d'Ussel
Musée du pays d'Ussel - USSEL
Opened in 1976, the Musée de France is dedicated to the history, arts and traditions of the Ussel region, which lies between the Millevaches Plateau, the Triouzoune Valley and the Upper Dordogne
TREIGNAC
Musée des arts et traditions populaires de la Haute Vézère
Musée des arts et traditions populaires de la Haute Vézère - TREIGNAC
This attractive 16C three-storey house on Rue du Docteur Fleyssac was once the home of Marc Sangnier (1873-1950), founder of the youth hostel movement in France. Today the museum houses regional
NEUVIC
Musée Départemental de la Résistance ' Henri Queuille '
Musée Départemental de la Résistance ' Henri Queuille ' - NEUVIC
The museum presents the various facets of Resistance in the Corrèze: secret press, networks of information, sabotages, guerrilla warfare, fights of the Liberation, the role of the foreign fighters...
DONZENAC
Les Pans de Travassac in Donzenac
Les Pans de Travassac in Donzenac - DONZENAC
Unique in Europe, the Travassac slate quarries offer an opportunity to explore an unusual, magical site with cliffs in excess of 100m high. Learn about the skills and techniques of the quarry workers,
SARRAN
President Jacques Chirac Museum
President Jacques Chirac Museum - SARRAN
Designed by the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, this ontemporary history museum houses the gifts received by the President of the Republic during his time in office from 1995 to 2007. It aims to give
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LA CHAPELLE AUX SAINTS
Musée de l'Homme de Néandertal '' Jean Bouyssonie ''
Musée de l'Homme de Néandertal '' Jean Bouyssonie '' - LA CHAPELLE AUX SAINTS
This museum, whose scientific director is Jean-Louis Heim, professor at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, is divided into nine different areas, all of which examine the Neanderthal period.
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BRIVE LA GAILLARDE
Musée Labenche, d'Art et d'Histoire de la ville de Brive
Musée Labenche, d'Art et d'Histoire de la ville de Brive - BRIVE LA GAILLARDE
The 17 roms of the Labenche Muséum ("Musée de France") are housed in an exceptional building of the Rebirth (Historical Monument). The collection of this art and hitory museum testify to the rich
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SAINT JULIEN AUX BOIS
The medieval farms
The medieval farms - SAINT JULIEN AUX BOIS
This open-air museum has recreated with great accuracy a group of thatched cottages in their natural environment of gardens and orchards. Affording superb views of the Auvergne mountains, this museum
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TULLE
Musée du Cloître
Musée du Cloître - TULLE
Situated in the heart of the medieval quarter next to the cathedral, the Musée du Cloître André Mazeyrie is housed in the remains of the Saint-Martin de Tulle Benedictine monastery, a listed
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SAILLAC
Les Quatre demoiselles » (Four young ladies) walnut museum, where you can drink and eat !
Les Quatre demoiselles » (Four young ladies) walnut museum, where you can drink and eat ! - SAILLAC
« Quatre demoiselles dans un couvent qui ne voient ni pluie ni vent… Qui sont-elles ? Les quatre parties du cerneau de la noix » (Literally : « Four young ladies in a convent, who never see rain
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AUBAZINE
Cistercian Museographical space
Cistercian Museographical space - AUBAZINE
Come and discover the history of Aubazine Abbey and its village through texts, maps, archaeological artefacts, models and videos.
LIGNEYRAC
- LIGNEYRAC
In 2018, the « Moulin de la Vie Contée » (the Oil Mill of « as is a Tale, so is Life ») welcomes you to discover how we press in our stone barn, typical from the « golden age of peasants » in
BRIVE LA GAILLARDE
Museum Edmond Michelet
Museum Edmond Michelet - BRIVE LA GAILLARDE
This museum, housed in the former home of Edmond Michelet, resistant and statesman (1899-1970), the museum is devoted to the history of the Second World War. Nine showrooms allow you to discover
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