This museum exhibits the findings of the excavations on the historical site of the castle. You will thus be able to discover cannonballs, scissors, weapons, and everyday objects from the 1243th century. It is also a permanent exhibition on Catharism in Ariège. It is the essential complement for those who wish to approach the daily way of life of the men and women who have succeeded each other on the site of the Château de Montségur. In addition to the various exhibits, models and other reproductions, we discover the moving graves (the only ones found to date on the pog) of a man and a woman who died during the siege of 1244 - 1.Opening of the museum Montségur archaeological site: Open from May 31 to October 14 Closed on Tuesdays only - May - June: 18 p.m. to 11 p.m. - July - August: 13 a.m. to 14 p.m. and from 19 p.m. to 14 p.m. - September: 18 p.m. information click on the link:


Cathar Pyrenees

Located to the east of Ariège, on the border of the Aude, this territory, labeled "Country of Art and History", revolves around [...]



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