The Museum of Royan is installed since February 1, 2004 in the old market of Pontaillac, in the heart of a historical district of Royan. Its collections are presented according to a complete chronological route allowing the discovery of the rich past of the city of Royan, from Antiquity to the emergence of the seaside resort, not to mention the Second World War, architecture and design of the fifties . A cabinet of curiosities restored to the image of the one present in the museum of the thirties, then located in the Casino of Foncillon and destroyed during the bombings of 1945, will finish your visit. These showcases will make you discover unusual objects from all over the world.
Temporary exhibitions revive the history of Royan and allow to cross the disciplines: history, architecture, music, plastic arts, literature, natural sciences.
On the occasion of major national events, such as the European Heritage Days and the Night of Museums, the Musée de Royan offers concerts, shows and conferences rich and varied.
The museum's boutique-librairie welcomes you all year round. Books, catalogs, posters, postcards, souvenirs, a wide choice on the history and the royal heritage.
From 1 October to 31 May from 2 pm to 6 pm
From 1 to 30 June and from 1 to 30 September
From 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm
From 1 July to 31 August from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and from 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Individual guided tour and groups welcome on reservation.
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