Town Museum of Semur-en-Auxois

Musée municipal de Semur-en-Auxois (en)

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Located in a former convent constructed in the 17th century, the museum of Semur-en-Auxois has preserved its museography from the 19th 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 19th 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.

Opening hours 

  • Wednesday to Sunday from 2pm to 6pm until the end of September;
  • Wednesday to Saturday from 2pm to 5pm in October and November and from February to June.

Admission : 4 €. Free under 26 for EU citizens, unemployed, civil servants.

For more information:
Musée municipal de Semur-en-Auxois
Rue Jean-Jacques Collenot
21140 Semur-en-Auxois
Tel: +33 (0)30 80 97 24 25

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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.


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

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