3, rue de l'ancienne Poste - 86360 CHASSENEUIL DU POITOU
"La Maison d'Autrefois" is a museum of art and tradition in a house, grouping 9 thematic rooms with objects, clothes, furniture from the late 19th century to the 1950s.
It recounts all the moments of the life of yesteryear: The large living room, the classroom (reconstitution of a 40/50 year class), the toy room, various crafts and tools.

Opening hours to the public:

June and September: Saturday and Sunday from 15:00 to 19:00.
July and August: every day, except Tuesday, from 15:00 to 19:00.
Closing of 23 September 2019 (after the Heritage Days) in early June 2020 (the museum remains visitable in low season on reservation).

An exhibition "Africa: ethnic arts, ancestral know-how in symbiosis with nature" is held in parallel with the new exhibition room of La Maison d'Autrefois, Rue de l'Ancienne Poste, from June 1 to September 22, 2019 You will be seduced by the works of the artists: Amina-Bobbo, painter of Cameroonian origin and Moussa, Tuareg jeweler craftsman of Niger.
Open to all and free admission, the exhibition is visible on the museum's opening days and hours.

Free admission
Rates, informations and contact

3, rue de l'ancienne Poste
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Languages spoken



Groups accepted

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45, place Charles de Gaulle - BP 377 - 86009 Poitiers cedex
Tél. : +33(0)5 49 41 21 24 - Fax : +33(0)5 49 88 65 84 - contact us by email
From 21 September to 19 June: from Monday to Saturday from 9.30 am to 6 pm.
From 20 June to 18 September: from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm.
Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm