Permanent exhibitions and collections

Heritage museums (écomusées) and permanent exhibitions and collections in the Corrèze explore every facet of the region’s rich local history and natural and cultural heritage: the Middle Ages in Egletons, local history in Argentat and Chaumeil, folk arts and traditions in Collonges-la-Rouge and Treignac, local archaeology in Uzerche, nature and the environment in Chamberet and Neuvic, geology in Bugeat and Noailhac...

Show list
UZERCHE
The Landscape Archaeology Centre
The Landscape Archaeology Centre - UZERCHE
The Landscape Archaeology Centre is located in an old rehabilitated paper factory. It provides information about the origins and mutations of Limousin’s landscapes, from the Prehistoric Ages to
LAGARDE MARC LA TOUR
The jardin des sculptures
The jardin des sculptures - LAGARDE MARC LA TOUR
Discover the Jardin des Sculptures, a real treasure tucked away in the little village of Marc-la-Tour, which has just 150 inhabitants. This unique garden is home to a collection of stone sculptures by
NAVES
Espace géologique Louis Puyaubert
Espace géologique Louis Puyaubert - NAVES
Under the patronage of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, this centre is a showcase for the geological collection established by Docteur Louis Puyaubert in the late 19C and early 20C. A
CUREMONTE
Eglise-musée de Saint-Genest
Eglise-musée de Saint-Genest - CUREMONTE
Predominantly religious museum housed in the superbly restored Romanesque church of Saint-Genest, in a hamlet 1.5km from the town. Open in July and August, 10am-7pm; at other times of year, 11am-5pm.
CHAMBERET
Maison de l’Arbre et de la Nature, vegetable and aromatic garden
Maison de l’Arbre et de la Nature, vegetable and aromatic garden - CHAMBERET
With its permanent and temporary exhibitions, the Maison de l’Arbre nature centre provides information on the natural world and its inhabitants (aquarium of fish from the Limousin, a terrarium with
CHAUMEIL
Maison de Pays des Monédières
Maison de Pays des Monédières - CHAUMEIL
Situated in the heart of the Massif des Monédières, this centre hosts themed exhibitions and tempory events, as well as an area where visitors can learn more about the local landscape, buy local
LA CHAPELLE SAINT GERAUD
Land Art exhibition “Des vaches pas comme les autres”
Land Art exhibition “Des vaches pas comme les autres” - LA CHAPELLE SAINT GERAUD
The art is not only in museums or in the workshops of painters. At the farm St Geraud, it was relocated in the middle of a meadow. During four months each year, the manager, Jacques Moulène,
CUREMONTE
The Church of Saint Hilaire la Combe
The Church of Saint Hilaire la Combe - CUREMONTE
This Romanesque church was built in the 12th century, on the site of a Paleo Christian edifice which is perhaps the oldest Christian sanctuary in the region. The Church of Saint Hilaire de la Combe,
SAINT SALVADOUR
Exposition des sculptures d'Antoine PAUCARD
Exposition des sculptures d'Antoine PAUCARD - SAINT SALVADOUR
Antoine Paucard (1886-1980) is an atypical character. This "corrézien farmer" autodidact led a tumultuous life. He is a soldier in “Hunter in Africa”, he returned to France after an accident that
COLLONGES LA ROUGE
Maison de la Sirène, including the reconstruction of an early-20C interior
Maison de la Sirène, including the reconstruction of an early-20C interior - COLLONGES LA ROUGE
Built in the 16C, this house owes its name to a decorative detail in its stonework - a mermaid holding a comb in one hand and mirror in the other. This typical Collonges house displays collections
BUGEAT
Maison du Granite
Maison du Granite - BUGEAT
The Plateau de Millevaches is renowned for the quality and colour of its granite: the pink granite of Pérols and the ochre granite of Bugeat. Housed in the tourist office, the Maison du Granit
ARGENTAT SUR DORDOGNE
Maison du Patrimoine
Maison du Patrimoine - ARGENTAT SUR DORDOGNE
A local history museum covering the period from protohistory to the 20C, with particular emphasis on the vital role of roads and the Dordogne river over the centuries. Themed panels and showcases
NOAILHAC
The Meyssac fault and stone discovery centre
The Meyssac fault and stone discovery centre - NOAILHAC
This venue is dedicated to local geology. Thanks to its models, educational signs, and rock and fossil samples on display, take a trip back to the Permian era (over 250 million years ago) and to the
SAINT MERD DE LAPLEAU
Maison du Patrimoine
Maison du Patrimoine - SAINT MERD DE LAPLEAU
Reconstruction of a typical 1930s classroom (furniture, manuscripts, tools and other objects), as well as various themed exhibitions (mushrooms, ornithology, the Dordogne river, local crafts,
BRIVE LA GAILLARDE
Exhibition of works of art by trade corporations
Exhibition of works of art by trade corporations - BRIVE LA GAILLARDE
Exhibition of around 100 models of works of art created by various trade corporations specialising in wood, leather, copper and ironwork. Open by prior arrangement at least one week in advance for
OBJAT
Exposition sur l'Yssandonnais
Exposition sur l'Yssandonnais - OBJAT
Permanent exhibition about the region of Yssandonnais. Presentation of all the rural districts: history, architecture, economy and agriculture. Admission free during the opening hours of the Tourist
BRIVE LA GAILLARDE
Chapelle Saint Libéral
Chapelle Saint Libéral - BRIVE LA GAILLARDE
Built or rebuilt in the centre of Brive at the beginning of the 15th century (perhaps around the tomb of the Saint to whom it owes its name), the Chapelle Saint-Libéral had an eventful history before