The Basque Country, Gascony, and Hautes-Pyrénées Sights



Musée Pyrénéen Review

The château on the hill above town can be reached by escalator, by 131 steps, or by the ramp up from Rue du Bourg (from which a small Basque cemetery with ancient discoidal stones can be seen). Once a prison, the castle now contains the Musée Pyrénéen, one of France's best provincial museums, devoted to the popular customs, arts, and history of the Pyrénées.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 25 rue du Fort, Lourdes, 65100 | Map It
  • Phone: 05–62–94–02–04
  • Cost: €6
  • Hours: April–Sept., daily 9–noon and 1:30–6:30; Oct.–March, daily 9–noon and 2–6;
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  • Location: Lourdes
Updated: 02-20-2013

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