Museums & Castles to Visit
Castle & Gardens of Marqueyssac
The Gardens of Marqueyssac, listed as a National Historical Monument, is a private estate dating from the 17th century. The extensive gardens are open evey day of the year. Restaurant and cafe on site open through the summer. Winter opening PM only (24).
Le Musee d'Aquitaine
Presents the 20th century history of Bordeaux and its region. Contains about 700 000 pieces separated into archeology, history and ethnography covering 5000 m². At 20 Cours Pasteur, Bordeaux. Open 11:00-18:00, closed Mondays and public holidays (33).
Musee d'Histoire Naturelle
The Natural History Museum is to be found at 5 Place Bardineau, Bordeaux. Created after the French Revolution it reflects the passion of the aristocracy and grand bourgeoisie for the sciences. Contains a vast array of zoological specimens (33).