Belleperche Abbey - Museum of Tableware Design

Description

Installed in 1143 on the bank of the Garonne, the Abbye of Belleperche was rebuilt on huge supporting walls in the thirteenth century. Rebuilt in the eighteenth century, today it unveils its imposing majesty and serves as a setting for the Museum of Tableware Design.
In the exceptional setting of the Abbey of Belleperche, discover the Museum of Tableware Design. The permanent exhibition "The table is set!" immerses you, from the late Middle Ages to the present, in the rich, surprising and colourful world of tableware design. Through more than a thousand earthenware, porcelain, glass, metal and earth objects, you will discover the evolution of utensils from the simplest to the most sophisticated, how we set them on a table, how we served, how our ancestors ate and why we use today cutlery and plate ...
Free game bookets: 3-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-12 years and diploma of the "small expert" to win, several themes of visit to choose from. Shaded parking, push-chairs access on the ground floor, free access to the water fountain..

Opening periods: From 2 May to 30 September, Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm, Sunday 2pm to 6pm, closed on Monday and Sunday morning. In March, April, October and November, Tuesday to Friday 2-5pm.

Spoken languages : French

Opening

From 01/03 to 30/04
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 2 pm and 5 pm.

From 02/05 to 30/09
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10 am and 6 pm. On Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.

From 01/10 to 30/11
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 2 pm and 5 pm.

From 01/12 to 28/02, daily.

Prices & payment

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Location

Belleperche Abbey - Museum of Tableware Design
Abbaye de Belleperche
121 Route de Belleperche 82700 Cordes-Tolosannes

Route & access

05 63 95 62 75

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