Museums & Monuments

Musee Departemental dArt Contemporain
Contemporary art museum with changing exhibitions. Open from March 1 to November. Chateau de Rochechouart, pl du Chateau, Rochechouart, (87).
Musee Marius Vazeilles
Situated in a former benedictine abby, a museum dedicated to the history of the Plateau de Millevaches with collections of prehistoric tools, household goods and utensils, instruments and clothing. Abbaye St-Andre, Meymac (19).
Musee du President Jacques Chirac
A museum housing a collection of gifts given to President Jacques Chirac during his official duties. There is a permanent exhibition of 200 gifts. Open everyday, except January 1, December 24 and 25, from 10:00-12:30 and 13:30-18:00. Sarran (19).
Musee National de la Porcelaine
Founded in 1845, the museum now houses more than 15,000 pieces in ceramic, glass from all over the world and a unique collection of Limoges porcelain. 8 bis, pl Winston Churchill, Limoges (87).
Espace Paul Rebeyrolle
Permanent exhibition of the Eymoutiers born artist Paul Rebeyrolle and also temporary exhibitions by major artists. Rte de Nedde, Eymoutiers (87)
Musee de Tulle
Located on the remains of a Benedictine monastery, with displays of collections of stones, archaeology, ethnohistory and water colours. Hosts temporary exhibitions. Pl de la Cathedrale, Tulle (19).
Musee des Armes
Created in 1979 by the national manufacturers of arms based in Tulle. Discover the history of the manufacture of arms including machine guns, automatic weapons and knives. 1 rue de 9 juin, Tulle (19).
Musee des Distilleries Limougeaudes
Traditional distillery founded in 1789 with stills dating from the 19th century illustrating the art of alcohol distilling. Free tour and tastings, and liqueurs and aperitifs for sale. Open from Tuesday to Saturday. 54 rue de Belfort, Limoges (87).
Musee Beaux Arts, Palais de lEveche
Fine arts museum housing sculptures, paintings, porcelain, ceramics and Egyptian artifacts, and with various temporary exhibitions and events for children. 1 pl de lEveche, Limoges (87).
Musee dAmbazac
More than 3,000 examples of rocks and minerals sourced from 5 continents. Discover the minerals procuced in the Limousin itself - wolfram and uranium. 5 av de la Liberation, Ambazac (87).
Musee National Adrien Dubouche
Museum of the Limoges porcelain with displays of porcelain, pottery, stoneware, tin-glazed earthenware and glass. Open every day except Tuesdays. 8bis place Winston Churchill, Limoges (87).
Musee Labenche
A collection of 17th century tapestries from the English Royal Mortlake Manufacture. Closed on Tuesdays. 26bis bd Jules Ferry, Brive (19).

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