Rabelais Museum

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  • Stevens Fremont
François Rabelais was born at this 15th century farm, La Devinière, in Seuilly. The Chinon countryside was an inexhaustible source of inspiration for the Renaissance humanist who is the focus of this literary museum. A wealth of illustrations and vintage publications pay tribute to the father of Gargantua. After visiting the author’s bedroom, you can also explore the troglodyte caves and the vineyards that surround this evocative site.

House where tradition has established the birth of François Rabelais, in the heart of the Chinon wine area. Literary museum with engravings and statues in tribute to Rabelais, portrait of the writer by Matisse, land registration plan, and ancient works. Visit of the museum and its collections, cellars and gardens planted with vines, for visitors to discover one of the most famous figures of French Humanism.

Spoken languages ​​:French, English
Languages ​​documentation:French, English
Visiting languages:French
Home groups:yes
Information panel :French English German

Means of payment

  • American Express
  • Debit cards
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash

Period (s) Morning Afternoon Opening day Closing day
02/01/2024 - 31/03/202410:00 - 12:3014:00 - 17:00Sunday - Monday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Saturday
01/04/2024 - 30/06/202410:00 - 13:0014:00 - 18:00
01/07/2024 - 31/08/202410:00 - 19:00 -
01/09/2024 - 31/10/202410:00 - 13:0014:00 - 18:00
01/11/2024 - 31/12/202410:00 - 12:3014:00 - 17:00Tuesday
01/04/2024 - 30/06/202410:00 - 13:0014:00 - 18:00
01/07/2024 - 31/08/202410:00 - 19:00 -
01/09/2024 - 31/10/202410:00 - 13:0014:00 - 18:00
01/11/2024 - 31/12/202410:00 - 12:3014:00 - 17:00Tuesday

Individual visits

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Free visit (request):yes
Guided tour (permanence):no
Guided tour (request):yes
Duration of the visit:02:00
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Group tours

Free visit (permanence):yes
Free visit (request):yes
Guided tour (permanence):no
Guided tour (request):yes
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Associated services

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  • Historical sites and monuments category
  • Junior workshop en
  • La Loire à vélo en
  • Museum category
  • Parking en
  • Picnic area en
  • Shop en
  • Specific theme activities en
  • Temporary exhibitions en
  • Wifi en
  • Renaissance

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