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Regional Museum of Fort Vauban

Museum ,  Arts and culture ,  Folk arts and popular traditions ,  Local history ,  History ,  Maritime history ,  Museum of France ,  Municipal museum in Fouras
  • Over the 11th century, the castle, of Fouras-Les-Bains was built to control the Charente estuary and institute a toll. Key element to the Charente's defense system, Fort Vauban hosts the regional history museum in its donjon.
    The site is listed as " France's museum".
    Ten rooms relate the town's history, its environment, and - more specifically - its maritime, military and seaside past.
  • Environment
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Village centre
    • Sea view
    • Panoramic view
    • Cycle track/route within 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
Services
  • Activities
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Handicrafts workshops
    • Permanent exhibition
    • Board games
    • History
    • Heritage
  • Equipment
    • Book shop
    • Car park
    • Coach parking
    • Free car park
  • Services
    • Educational visits
    • Themed tour
    • Shop
    • Tourist brochures
    • Guided tours
Rates
Payment methods
  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Cash
  • From February 5, 2022 to December 18, 2022
  • Full price
    4.50 €
  • Concession
    2.60 €
  • Adult
    From 2.60 € to 4.50 €
  • Teenager
    2.60 €
  • Child
    2.60 €
  • Student
    2.60 €
  • Job seeker
    2.60 €
  • Disabled
    2.60 €
  • Group adults
    2.60 €
Openings
  • From September 16, 2022
    until October 21, 2022
  • From October 22, 2022
    until November 6, 2022
  • From November 7, 2022
    until December 18, 2022
  • Saturday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Opened
  • Saturday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM