town museum of Semur-en-Auxois

Located in the former convent, constructed in the XVIIth century, the museum of Semur-en-Auxois has preserved its museography from the XIXth century, and offers rich and diverse collections.

In geology, more than 10 000 pieces are exposed, and in zoology, birds and animals are brought together in a large exhibition room.

The archaeology room presents some prehistorical and protohistorical pieces, as well as Gallo-Roman, with in particular a beautiful ex voto collection.

The painting and sculptures gallery, with its zenithal lighting and its ground floor gallery, illustrate the XIXth century with its numerous statues, mainly sculpted by Augustin Dumont. The museum possesses his main pieces such as his original sculpture of the Génie de la Bastille, but also his paintings, features of the period.

Enjoy this museum with all your family, activities are provided for the kids during the holidays !

Ask for the program !

Free admission.

Opening hours 


April 1st – September 30th : –, closed  on Tuesday, 

October 1st – March 30th : 2 pm – 6 pm, closed on sunday,  Monday, Tuesday, 

closed  december 20 th to  january 3 st


Contact : 

Musée municipal de Semur-en-Auxois 
Rue Jean-Jacques COLLENOT 
21140 Semur-en-Auxois 
03 80 97 24 25

tourisme semur

Discover the medieval city of Semur in Auxois, its municipal museum, its history and its exceptional architecture. Discover its high city and its suburbs by the river Armançon. Dynamic city, Ideally situated between Paris and Lyon in Auxois Bourgogne. In 7 km of the heat exchanger of the highway A6 and in 20 km of the TGV station of Montbard.


Place Gaveau
21140 Semur-en-Auxois
03 80 97 05 96

tourisme semur

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