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Town museum

Town Museum :

Located in the former convent, constructed in the XVIIth century, the museum of Semur-en-Auxois has preserved its museography from the XIXth century, and offers rich and diverse collections.

In geology, more than 10 000 pieces are exposed, and in zoology, birds and animals are brought together in a large exhibition room.

The archaeology room presents some prehistorical and protohistorical pieces, as well as Gallo-Roman, with in particular a beautiful ex voto collection.

The painting and sculptures gallery, with its zenithal lighting and its ground floor gallery, illustrate the XIXth century with its numerous statues, mainly sculpted by Augustin Dumont. The museum possesses his main pieces such as his original sculpture of the Génie de la Bastille, but also his paintings, features of the period.

Enjoy this museum with all your family, activities are provided for the kids during the holidays !

Ask for the program !

Free admission.

Opening hours :

April 1st – September 30th : 2.pm – 6.pm, closed on Tuesday

June 1st – September 30th : 10.am – 12.30 pm, open on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

October 1st – March 30th : 2 pm – 6 pm, open on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Musée municipal de Semur-en-Auxois
Rue Jean-Jacques COLLENOT
21140 Semur-en-Auxois
03 80 97 24 25
Musee.semur@wanadoo.fr