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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
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Panoramic view
    • Sea view
    • Village centre
    • Cycle track/route within 500 m
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
  • Documentation
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 50  Maximum number of people
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
  • Activities
    • Handicrafts workshops
    • Permanent exhibition
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Board games
    • History
    • Heritage
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Free car park
    • Coach parking
    • Book shop
  • Services
    • Educational visits
    • Themed tour
    • Shop
    • Tourist brochures
    • Guided tours
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Bank/credit card
  • From March 30, 2024 to September 30, 2024
  • Reduced price
    2.70 €

    • For students, jobseekers and disabled people

  • Adult
    From 2.70 € to 4.80 €

    • 2.70 with the Privilege Card

  • Child
    2.70 €
  • Group adults
    2.70 €
Openings
  • From April 13, 2024
    until May 12, 2024
  • On May 1, 2024
  • From May 8, 2024
    until May 9, 2024
  • From May 13, 2024
    until May 30, 2024
  • On May 20, 2024
  • From June 1, 2024
    until September 15, 2024
  • Tuesday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Open
  • Open
  • Saturday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Open
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM