Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through the history of Mazères by visiting the magnificent museum of the Ardouin hotel. Explore the astonishing remains from the Neolithic to the present day, and dive into the heart of the permanent exhibition "Barbarians in Southern Gaul"

Located in a beautiful XNUMXth century private mansion, the Hôtel d'Ardouin museum invites you to revisit the history of Mazères from the Neolithic era to the present day. This hotel is bordered by a garden built in the spirit of the Renaissance (medicinal plants, vegetables, topiary). An exhibition hall presents the culture of pastel and its history.
The museum offers a permanent exhibition Barbarians in Southern Gaul. It presents the objects (especially belt buckles) from the excavations of the Merovingian necropolis of Bénazet. The visitor is called upon to become an apprentice archaeologist in order to discover who were the people who were buried there, around 1500 years ago. How did they live? What was their daily life like? What was their belief? How did they die? This Barbarians in Southern Gaul exhibition answers all these questions and many more! Come discover it quickly !

Location

Gates of Ariège Pyrenees

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Prices / Opening

Adult: 5 € Child: 3 € Group adults: 3,50 € Group children: 1,50 € Adult: 5 € Child: 3 € Group adults: 3,50 € Group children: 1,50 €
Price Min. Max.
Adult
(from 01/06/2023 to 30/09/2023)
Min. €5
Kids
(from 01/06/2023 to 30/09/2023)
for 13 - 18 year olds.
Min. €3
Adult group
(from 01/06/2023 to 30/09/2023)
Min. €3,50
Children group
(from 01/06/2023 to 30/09/2023)
Min. €1,50
Adult
(from 01/01/2024 to 03/05/2024)
Min. €5
Kids
(from 01/01/2024 to 03/05/2024)
Min. €3
Adult group
(from 01/01/2024 to 03/05/2024)
Min. €3,50
Children group
(from 01/01/2024 to 03/05/2024)
Min. €1,50

Payment method

  • Cheque
  • Cash

Opening

From January 01 to May 03, 2024
Mondays Open from 14:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.
Tuesday Closed
Wednesdays Open from 14:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.
Thursdays Open from 14:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.
Friday Open from 14:00:00 p.m. to 17:00:00 p.m.
Saturday Open from 10:00:00 p.m. to 12:00:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed
The 01 30 September 2024 June
Mondays Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesdays Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursdays Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Friday Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday Open from 10 a.m. to 00 p.m. and from 00 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Sunday Open from 15:00:00 p.m. to 18:00:00 p.m.

Services

Equipments

  • Toilets

Services

  • Shop

Activities

  • Group welcome from 10 person (s)