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DESCARTES

Museum ,  Famous people in Descartes
  • The birthplace and childhood home of René Descartes’s (1596 – 1650), just 24 km from La Roche-Posay, has been transformed into a museum. His life and works are retraced in a rich, clear and attractive scenographic exhibition which also paints a historical and cultural panorama of the Renaissance period and the 17th century.

    SPECIAL DEAL :
    Enjoy a special offer with Tourist Information Centre leisure vouchers: admission for one adult at a reduced price.
    (The leisure vouchers offer 37...
    The birthplace and childhood home of René Descartes’s (1596 – 1650), just 24 km from La Roche-Posay, has been transformed into a museum. His life and works are retraced in a rich, clear and attractive scenographic exhibition which also paints a historical and cultural panorama of the Renaissance period and the 17th century.

    SPECIAL DEAL :
    Enjoy a special offer with Tourist Information Centre leisure vouchers: admission for one adult at a reduced price.
    (The leisure vouchers offer 37 discounts off tourist activities and attractions. On sale for €6 at La Roche-Posay Tourist and Spa Information Centre.)
  • Spoken languages
    • English
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  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
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  • All year 2022