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Musée du Tabac

No the Tobacco Museum isn’t intended to promote tobacco; nor is it meant for smokers alone!


Informations pratiques

Address : Maison Peyrarède - Place du Feu
24100 BERGERAC

Tel : 05 53 63 04 13
Fax : 05 53 61 90 02
Email : musees@la-cab.fr

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Description

Its collections, which are unique in Europe, evoke the saga of a plant with an amazing destiny, sometimes blessed and sometimes cursed; originating and used in America more than 3,000 years ago before conquering Africa and then the world. Its modern manner of consumption has been vilified, but it has left its mark on every civilization sociologically, economically, culturally, artistically, and politically. Discover, in our auditorium and through our exhibitions of rare artefacts, this universal fact of social life, the history of tobacco’s use, and objects related to its consumption.

The Tobacco Museum is located in the Maison Peyrarède, also known as the Château Henri IV. The architecture of this building, constructed in the 17th century in the heart of the historic centre of Bergerac for a wealthy burgher family, stands as an example of the shift from Renaissance to Classicism.

Tarifs:
 Adultes: 4€
 Enfants et étudiants: gratuit
 Groupes: 2,50€

Ouverture
 Du 1er Juin au 30 Septembre : tous les jours 10h-13h & 14h-18h
 Du 1er Octobre au 31 Mars : du mardi au vendredi : 10h-12h & 14h-18h; samedi : 10h-12h
 Du 1er Avril au 31 Mai : du mardi au samedi : 10h-12h & 14h-18h; dimanche 14h30-18h30
 Fermé les 1er janvier, 1er mai, 1er novembre, 11 novembre et 25 décembre