Museums

Limoges propose a large range of museums : porcelain, fine arts, enamel, History...

Musee Adrien Dubouché intérieur

These places of memory are the guardians of a sometimes painful History, like the Museum of the Resistance, or of the history of Limoges, like the Fine Arts Museum, which keeps some archaeological remains as well as the traces of its famous men, like Auguste Renoir, Impressionist painter born in Limoges in 1841.

The Traditional Butchers' House

Museums | LIMOGES | 05 55 34 46 87

The Traditional Butcher's House is located in the picturesque Butchers' Quarters. It is one of 52 houses built in the early 13th century and is dedicated to the butchery trade. Nowadays,...

The Fine Arts Museum of Limoges

Museums | LIMOGES | 05 55 45 98 10

This large 18th-century-style building, designed by the Brousseau brothers, used to be the town's Bishop palace. The building was also used as a fire station as well as a hospital. It wa...

The Casseaux Porcelain Kiln Museum

Museums | LIMOGES | 05 55 33 28 74

The Casseaux museum is home to the Casseaux porcelain kiln, built in 1904. Today, it is a historical and technical site dedicated to Limoges porcelain. This 19th century industrial buildi...

The Bernardaud Foundation

Company visits | LIMOGES | 05 55 10 55 91

Bernardaud is a registered « Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant » (Live Heritage Business), with two production sites in Limousin (Limoges and Oradour- sur-Glane). There are eight Bernardaud...

Porcelain Pavilion - Haviland Museum

Company visits | LIMOGES | 05 55 30 21 86

David Haviland was very fond of Limousin's "white gold". He started his business in 1842. It specialised in dinnerware and decorative porcelain, particularly in handmade gold incrustation...

The Adrien Dubouché National Museum - Limoges - "Cité de la Céramique - Sèvres & Limoges"

Museums | LIMOGES | 05 55 33 08 50

The Adrien Dubouché National Museum is located in the heart of the world's fire arts capital. It presents the different techniques used for ceramic-making. It also traces back through the...

Limoges War Resistance Museum

Museums | LIMOGES | 05 55 45 84 44

The War Resistance Museum, in the heart of historical Limoges, opened in 1989. A collection of weapons, objects and authentic documents are used to depict the different forms and actions...

Museum of Limoges Distilleries

Museums | LIMOGES CEDEX 2 | 05 55 77 23 57

For almost two centuries, Limoges was the city of distilleries. Major trading hub, the city received cognac, armagnac, rum, liqueur wines, cane sugar, fruits, plants and spices, essential...

Jardins Cécile Sabourdy

Museums | VICQ SUR BREUILH | 05 55 00 67 73

The Cécile Sabourdy Museum and Gardens aim to introduce visitors to the universe of unusual creators, offering a large perspective of Naive "raw art", modern art and an entire range of un...

Cité des Métiers et des Arts (the Arts and Crafts Centre)

Museums | LIMOGES | 05 55 33 86 86

At the foot of Limoges cathedral, the Arts and Trades Centre houses the exhibition centre of masterpieces by the “Compagnons et Meilleurs Ouvriers de France” (France's best Tradesmen and...