Perigord Museum of Art and Archeology

At the heart of the city, this great institution dating from 1835, the museum of art and archeology of the Perigord, was the first museum established in the Dordogne.
With an inventory ot 33 500 items and a permanent exhibition space of 2000 square metres, it presents a selection of the most remarkable pieces.

It offers a tour of the arts from pre-history to the present day, and of local, European, African and Oceanic Origin. It is the only collection of its type in the Dordogne. These collections have been assembled thanks to purchases by the city, gifts from collectors in the region, and loans and domations from the state.

Opening hours (closed thesdays and public holidays)

From October 1 to March 31                                                                                    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday : 10 h -17 h
Saturday, Sunday : 13 h – 18 h
From April 1 to September 30
Monday, wednesday, thursday, Friday : 10 h 30 – 17 h 30

Saturday, Sunday : 13h – 18h


Tickets include entry to temporary exibition.

  • Full price : 6 €
  • Reduced price* : 4 €
  • Free for all children aged under 6 and all young people aged under 26 living in Perigueux. (* proof of eligibility required – futher information from front desk).

Aids to discovery : Maap plan
Games of investigation and observation, free from front desk.
To know : acceptation to researchers on request, preferably on Thuesday, scientific library.

Museum society : Amaap

Museum adress : 22 cours Tourny 24000 Périgueux ; tel : 05 53 06 40 70
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