René Descartes house museum - Loire Valley, France
René Descartes house museum - Loire Valley, France
René Descartes house museum - Loire Valley, France
René Descartes house museum - Loire Valley, France
René Descartes house museum - Loire Valley, France
René Descartes house museum - Loire Valley, France
René Descartes house museum - Loire Valley, France
René Descartes house museum - Loire Valley, France
René Descartes house museum - Loire Valley, France
René Descartes house museum - Loire Valley, France

René Descartes House Museum

With its remarkable medieval houses, the village of La Haye-Descartes was renamed Descartes in 1967 in honour of the philosopher who was born there in 1596.
The house where René Descartes was born has been transformed into a pleasant museum whose rich scenography evokes the life and work of the father of modern philosophy. It also provides a historical and cultural panorama of the 17th century.
"Musée de France", "Maison des Illustres" and "Maison d'écrivain".

29 rue Descartes, 37160 DESCARTES
02 47 59 79 19

Languages : English 

  • Access for people with handicap
  • Groups allowed
  • Coach park
  • Bicycle park
Prices
  • Full adult price : 5,00 €
  • Group rate : 4,00 €
  • Annual subscription pass : 20,00 €
  • Audioguide extra charge : 3,00 €
  • Guided tour extra charge : 3,00 €
  • Free rate
Payment

Carte bleue, Postal or bank cheques, Cash


Opening period
  •       Lunedì from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Mercoledì from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Giovedì from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Venerdì from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Sabato from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Domenica from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Weekly closing : Tuesday
  • from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Lunedì from 10h00 to 12h00
    and from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Mercoledì from 10h00 to 12h00
    and from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Giovedì from 10h00 to 12h00
    and from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Venerdì from 10h00 to 12h00
    and from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Sabato from 10h00 to 12h00
    and from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Domenica from 10h00 to 12h00
    and from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Weekly closing : Tuesday
  • from 10h00 to 12h00
    and from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Lunedì from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Mercoledì from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Giovedì from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Venerdì from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Sabato from 14h00 to 18h00
  •       Domenica from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Weekly closing : Tuesday
  • from 14h00 to 18h00