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CHÂTEAU DES ARCHEVÊQUES DE NARBONNE À CAPESTANG

Museum at Capestang
  • The interpretation centre reveals the power of the archbishops of Narbonne at the end of the Middle Ages, their interest in Capestang and the magnificence of the château where the States of Languedoc ruled and the Duke of Berry stayed. The château's state room is the highlight of any visit. On its walls, the French coat of arms alternates with that of B. de Fargues (14th century) and the 15th-century painted ceiling is a real gem: 5 beams with scrollwork on a red background, supported by...
    The interpretation centre reveals the power of the archbishops of Narbonne at the end of the Middle Ages, their interest in Capestang and the magnificence of the château where the States of Languedoc ruled and the Duke of Berry stayed. The château's state room is the highlight of any visit. On its walls, the French coat of arms alternates with that of B. de Fargues (14th century) and the 15th-century painted ceiling is a real gem: 5 beams with scrollwork on a red background, supported by cantilevers on which the heads of Leviathan are painted; 140 infill panels with a variety of themes: courtly, noble and peasant love; real and imaginary animals; hunting scenes and tournaments; religion and the mundane.
  • Spoken languages
    • English
Services
  • Equipment
    • Equipped seminar room
  • Services
    • Boutique
    • Play area
    • Multimedia library
Rates
Payment methods
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Cash
Openings
  • From January 1, 2020
    until March 13, 2020
  • From May 19, 2020
    until December 31, 2020
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    Closed
    -
  • Sunday
    Closed
    -
  • Closed and on monday.