Located in a splendid Renaissance hotel, in addition to various objects of Orléans heritage, the museum contains the exceptional treasure of Neuvy-en-Sullias.
A Renaissance hotel ascribed to Jacques I Androuet du Cerceau and built for Philippe Cabu, a lawyer at Châtelet. The faaçade overlooking the courtyard is organised on three levels, typical of the style of Henry II. As you cross the threshold of the elegant manor house, you will discover the treasure of Neuvy-en-Sullias in the archaeology room: a collection of Gallo-Roman and Gallic bronze of international renown. Other interesting features include a room devoted to the port of Orléans, a medieval history collection, the statuary of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire and Germigny-des-Prés, Joan of Arc iconography, and porcelains, ceramics and pewters made by local and regional artisans.
Sixteenth century archaeological and historical museum of Orléans. This Renaissance hotel is ascribed to the architect, Jacques I Androuet du Cerceau and was built in 1550 for Philippe Cabu, a lawyer at Châtelet. The façade overlooking the courtyard is organised on three levels and is bedecked with a rich decor, with three superposed orders, typical of the style of Henry II. It contains a Gallo-Roman archaeology room, a medieval history collection, representations of Joan of Arc, ceramics and a room devoted to the port of Orléans and its activities.
Pass Culture (un accès illimité pendant un an aux musées d'Orléans (expositions, concerts, conférences, ateliers, flânerie le temps d'une pause...), tarif réduit pour d’autres équipements culturels).
- Craft industries
- Popular arts and traditions
- Fine arts
- House and building
- American Express
- Carte bleue
- Postal or bank cheques
- Eurocard - Mastercard
ÉQUIPEMENTS / CONFORTS / SERVICES
- Historical sites and monuments
- Junior workshop
- Temporary exhibitions