Landes Museums & Monuments

Musee de la Chalosse
Museum detailing the life of a 19th century landowner. Visitors can investigate a wine press, tenant vegetable garden, bread oven, barns, houses, and Gascony sow. Open most of the year. Montfort-en-Chalosse (40)
Musee Departmental de la Faience et les arts de la table de...
Museum of ceramics and tableware complete with demonstrations and on-site shop. Closed Mondays and all of December and January. Samadet (40).
Chateau de Gaujacq
17th century manor house, built during the rule of Louis XIV by a General of the Army. Reception rooms. 2 route de Brassempouy, Gaujacq (40).
Musee de Borda
Museum of fine arts and local history and now featuring an archaeological crypt. Tuesday to Saturday 14:00 to 18:00 Closed Monday, Sunday and bank holidays. Dax (40).
Ecomusee de lArmagnac
Museum dedicated to popular arts and traditions of the region. Tasting of armagnac and local speciality floc. Chateau Garreau, Labastide dArmagnac (40).
Ecomusee de la Grande Lande
Reconstructed traditional settlement with houses and out-buildings, fields, gardens, goats and oxen, depicting the agro-pastoral society of the Great Landes. Open April to end September. Sabres (40).
Ecomusee de la Peche
Museum of the sea and fishing, oceanarium, shells, model boats, fishing equipment and other maritime exhibits. At the Casino Municipal, Capbreton (40).
Monastere de Sorde lAbbeye
Previously inhabited by the Benedictine monks, this 10th century Monastery is undergoing restoration. Guided visits from Mar to Nov. Free for under 12 yrs of age. UNESCO recognised site of significant historic importance. Pays dOrthe, Ortheville (4
Musee de lHydraviation
Sea plane museum with a unique collection of mechanical parts, models, flight logs and advertising posters. 332 avenue Louis Breguet, Biscarrosse (40).
Musee de lALAT et de lHelicoptere
Museum of the French Air Force and of the helicopter. Open from March to November. 58 avenue de lAerodrome, Dax (40).