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City of Gold

Domaine(s) : Artistical Industry

Region : Centre


The museum shows:
- How gold is extracted from the ground or from rivers,
- How it is prepared (for example you will see a gold bar molded in front of you),
- Why It acquires different shades, pink, yellow, gray or red,
- How it is worked, and specifically how the mesh palm necklaces are made,
- What are its applications in the industry, in luxury and art works.

The museum also presents a beautiful collection of jewels, gathered for 150 years since 1830.


An hour allow you to be dazzled in front of this so bright ore.

The city is open at the following hours:
- From November to January: open on weekends from 10.00 to 12.15 and from 13.45 to 17:30
- In February, March & October: daily from Wednesday to Monday from 10:00 to 12:15 and from 13:45 to 17:30
- From April to June the 15th: open from Wednesday to Monday from 10:00 to 12:15 and from 13:45 to 18:30,
- From June the 15th to September the 15th: daily from 10:00 to 18:30. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.


Regular temporary exhibitions allow to see shows of artifacts and jewelry very different, very rare and from very old to ultra-modern.


Rue Pelletier Doisy, 18208 Saint-Amand-Montrond

Located at the South of Bourges, Saint-Amand-Montrond is at the crossroads between Bourges (via the RN144), Montlucon (via the RN144) and Nevers (via the D951), not far from the highway A71 (exit D300).

N 46°43'24'' E 02°30'19''

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