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RENE DESCARTES'S HOME & MUSEUM

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 €3 at La Roche-Posay Tourist and Spa Information Centre.)
  • Spoken languages
    • English
Services
  • Equipment
    • Car park
  • Services
    • Audio-guides
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
Rates

Payment methods

  • Bank card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Rates
  • Adult
    5 €
  • Free

    • under 16

Openings
  • From May 19, 2021
    until May 31, 2021
  • From June 1, 2021
    until August 31, 2021
  • From September 1, 2021
    until October 31, 2021
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM