RENE DESCARTES'S HOME & MUSEUM

Museum ,  Famous people at Descartes

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  • 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.
    Enjoy a special offer with Tourist Information Centre leisure vouchers: admission for one adult at a reduced price.
    (The leisure vouchers offer 39 discounts off tourist activities and attractions. On sale for €3 at La Roche-Posay Tourist and Spa Information Centre.)
  • Spoken languages
    • English
  • Documentation
Services
  • Equipment
    • Car park
  • Services
    • Audio-guides
Rates
Payment methods
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Rates
  • Adult
    5 €
  • Reduce rate

    • 16-18 years and students

    4 €
  • Free

    • under 16

  • Guided visit single adult
    8 €
  • Other
    20 €