Practical Information

Practical information


Musée Bernard Palissy
Tel. : 05 53 40 98 22
Mail : museepalissy at

Association des Amis du Musée Bernard Palissy
President’s telephone: 06 79 53 11 65
Mail : aambp at

Opening hours

The museum is open from May to September. Last entry 45 minutes before closing.

  • May and June: Sundays and Bank Holidays 14.30 pm to 17.30 pm
  • July and August: every day except Tuesdays 14 pm à 18.30 pm
  • September: every day except Tuesdays and Saturdays from 14 pm to 17.30 pm


Entrance: 4 €
Groups, students, children from 12-18 years: 2 €
Visit + children’s workshop: 6 €

Special groups

The museum can be opened for group visits (adults, youth or schools) outside the normal public visiting hours.
Information from the museum.
> Activities – young public


The museum can cater for certain handicapped people.
Access is difficult due to stairs, and it is imperative to contact the museum to study conditions of visit.


The hamlet of Saint-Avit, in the commune of Lacapelle-Biron, is to be found between the villages of Gavaudun and Lacapelle-Biron.
Access via RD 150

Some distances:
Villeneuve/Lot : 35 km ; Bergerac : 45 km ; Agen : 65 km
Bordeaux and Toulouse: 150 km
> See map

The hamlet is located on the GR636 and the crossroads of several hiking routes.

> See website

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