Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions Rene Bauberot
Domaine(s) : Archeology
Region : Limousin
The Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions is located in a Benedictine priory built in the 14th century. You will be able to see in its 17 rooms: - Archaeological collections, - An ethnographic collection of the Limousin, - Temporary exhibition (from March the 30th to November the 15th, 2013) "Migrant workers in the Lower Walk from 1848 to 1914"
The rooms provided by the museum are devoted to : - Fashion in 1900 with Empire dresses, clothing of the bourgeoisie and a seamstress shop, - The craft trades such as sawyer, shoemaker, carpenter, cooper, weaver, but also with a presentaton of the evolution of cameras, - The daily life on a farm in 1900 with a collection of toys from this period,
and also: - Prehistory, with a chronological presentation of the tools of our ancestors, - Archaeology in two rooms with objects from the Gallo-Roman period as well as objects from the Middle Ages.
From October the 1st, the museum is open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 14:00 to 18:00.
It is open daily from 14:00 to 18:00 during school holidays (all school areas) and during public holidays. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.