Whether you are by yourself, with your family or with a group, that you prefer to visit in autonomy or accompanied, you will inevitably find the visit which suits you among all our offers ....After visiting the museum, also discover the model room and the permanent exhibition "The Castles war".
Do you visit by yourself, as a couple or with friends? You can :
Whatever your choice is, allow a minimum of one hour for the visit, knowing that it takes on average about 1:30 to have time to access all the visit's contents.
Guided tours are possible, upon booking, with a minimum of 5 people. Others are also organized in July/August according to the schedule of events (see the events page).
Visit with your children
Do you plan to visit the museum with your children?
Please note that the visit is free for children under 12 years old.
The visit is not suitable for children under 7 years old because the subject is complex.
However, we offer free coloring pages on the Middle Ages and crayons.
From 8 years old, an educational booklet (english version coming soon) is available but still requires a minimum of help from parents. To prepare your visit, you can download the booklet below, otherwise it will be given on request at the museum reception.
In addition to visiting the museum, also think about exploring the model room where children will marvel at some of the most emblematic castles of Cathar Country.
(a game app for kids is coming soon ...).
Educational booklet for kids in French
Group visits (more than 10 persons)
Autocarists, tour operators, club managers or associations .... do you want to organize a visit with a group of more than 10 people.
Three options are available to you:
Visit in a situation of handicap
The Cathar Museum obtained the Tourism and Disability Status for the 4 disabilities in March 2018.
Two reserved parking spaces allow direct access to the ramp leading to the entrance of the building.
The museum is accessible by secured stairs and an elevator.
We provide chairs and a wheelchair for people who have difficulty staying in extended standing.
Magnifying glasses are available on request.
The videos presented in the museum are subtitled in French and English.
A magnetic loop is available at the museum reception.