Museums and monuments
Museums to be absolutely discovered


Musée de Marguerite Audoux in Sainte Montaine
Its museum honours this writer, price Fémina in 1910.

Musée des Métiers à Argent-sur-Sauldre
The quality of its collections allows to make a fascinating journey in past by discovering the know-how of the craftsmen of the XIXè.s.

Musée International de la Chasse à Gien
Built in the end of the XVè s for Anne de Beaujeu. Its shelters since 1952 the International Museum of the Hunting. Through the painting, the sculpture and the decorative arts, this one presents the evolution of the hunting practices.
 

Musée de la Poterie à  Henrichemont - La Borne
With its exhibitions, its 50 ceramists and potters, it is an inescapable place of the contemporary ceramic creation.

Art Deco

A Bourges 
Musée des Arts Décoratifs - Hôtel Lallemant
It is the 1st building of style the Renaissance to Bourges. Fitted out in museum in 1951, collections contain of the furniture, tapestries, faïence and paintings of the XVIth in the XIXth.
Musée Estève – Hôtel des Echevins
Building of the XVè - XVIIè s, which puts in light the creative imagination of Maurice Estève, major painter of the 2nde half of the XXè..
Musée du Berry – Hôtel Cujas
Dedicated to the regional history, the archaeology and the Ethnology. Etruscan bronzes of local origin, Gothic masterpieces of Berry, life of campaigns in the XVIII-XIXè.. 
Palais Jacques Coeur
This magnificent palace of the “argentier”of Charles VII, is a rare intact testimony of the Gothic civil architecture of the XVè..
Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle
Space of 3000 m ² of exhibitions dedicated to the astronomy, to the geology and to the alive represented world fauna or naturalized.


The inescapable monuments
Cathedrale Saint Etienne

Cathédrale Saint Etienne de Bourges
Jewel of the exceptional period of prosperity “berruyère” of XII in the XVè..
The Romanic Crypt also presents elements of the famous “Jubé”.

L’abbaye Bénédictine de Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire
She is a leader of work of Romanesque art.

Abbaye de Noirlac  - L'héritage cistercien
It is one of the major Cistercian sites in Europe. The Abbey welcomes exhibitions, animations and festival of vocal art.

Les Granges pyramidales du Pays Fort
Le “Pays Fort “(between Sologne and Sancerre) pulls its name of its heavy lands of clay and flint. This region distinguishes itself by the original symbol of its pyramid-shaped barns of 10 in 12m.