Musuem of Art and History


Archeology, Popular arts and traditions, Fine arts, History, Military and war memorabilia, Local Heritage, Painting, War memories

In the heart of the old town, the outbuildings of the former episcopal palace, transformed into a prison during the French Revolution, now house the museum's collections. Around paintings and sculptures, are presented the collections of art and popular traditions, costumes and headdresses of Avranchin, Norman interior.
The visit ends with rooms devoted to the Second World War, and in particular to the breakthrough of Avranches.

Localisation : In the town centre

Visit duration : 60 min

Spoken languages :

  • English

Place Jean de Saint-Avit


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Opening period :

From 01/06/2022 till 30/09/2022

From 01/06/2023 till 30/09/2023


Payment method

  • Debit cards
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
  • Contactless payment

Prices 2023/2024

Rate Price - Price + More information
Base rate - full rate adult 0,00€ 3,00€
Rate for adult group 2,00€ 2,00€
Rate for adult group 4,00€ 5,00€
School group rate 40,00€ 50,00€
Child rate 0,00€ 0,00€

Equipments & Services


  • Picnic area
  • Bar, cafeteria, tea room
  • Toilets


  • Shop

Pets accepted : no