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.
April 1st to au October 30th : open every day (except on Tuesday) from 2pm to 6pm.
In July and August : open in the from 10am to 12pm on weekdays (except Tuesday) and every day (except on Tuesday) from 2pm to 6pm.
From November 1st to March 31st : open on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 2pm to 6pm.
Closed on Bank holidays and durind Christmas holidays.
Admission : 3 €. Free under 26, unemployed, civil servants.
Musée municipal de Semur-en-Auxois
Rue Jean-Jacques COLLENOT
+33 (0)3 80 97 24 25