Museum of Archeology & Heritage Marius Vazeilles

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 the Haute-Corrèze and its inhabitants, most of the time remote to today. It is intended for both amateurs and scientists and neophytes, to adults and children. A course on three levels, to discover the territory enjoying particular: funerary (medieval sarcophagi and Gallo-Roman funerary chests), Palaeolithic and Neolithic tools (bifacial, polished axes), objects of Gallo-Roman site of Cars and video 3D monuments, but also evidence of local rural life in the mid-nineteenth to the late twentieth century (tools, utensils, toys, musical instruments, furniture, clothing, reconstitution inside a farm ...). Information boards at different reading levels, kiosks, videos, complement the exhibits and propose discussing the future and the dynamics of the territory. As part of promoting the region, the Association "Foundation Marius Vazeilles" offers throughout the year various activities to discover the territory and its wealth outings, exhibitions, conferences, storytelling, workshops .... This entire collection is rich and varied, was collected by Marius Vazeilles (1881 - 1973) who was an ecologist before time and humanist who worked to improve the human condition on the Plateau de Millevaches. It was forest, archaeologist and political activist as a member of the Popular Front.

Open from 1st may to 31st october. In May, June, September, October and November open from 2.30 pm to 6 pm, Weekly closing on Monday and Thursday. In July and August, open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 12pm and from 2.30pm to 6.30pm. From July 15 to August 15, also open on Mondays from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Entrance fee.


From 10th May to 12th July 2020, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 14:30 to 18:00
From 13th July to 16th August 2020 daily from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:30 to 18:30
From 17th to 30th August 2020 daily except Monday from 10:00 to 12:00, from 14:30 to 18:30 and
From 31th August to 1st November 2020, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 14:30 to 18:00


Child : 3 €
Adult : 5 €
Adult group : 3 €


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