Musée du Théâtre Forain



Masks, costumes, sets... it's all here for you to immerse yourself in the world of Molière and his troupes as they brought villages to life through rhymes and pastiches. During the Miocene period, Artenay was at the heart of another drama: a devastating flood which wiped out reptiles, fish, deer... Much later, during prehistoric times, the region was alive with organised human activity. In another part of the museum, archaeology and paleontology galleries retrace the major events in the history of Beauce and its focus on agricultural and artisan activities from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. The collections will, without doubt, fill lovers of fossils and young archaeologists with enthusiasm.

Musées de France, Municipal library

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  • Visits
    • Average length of group visits : 1h
    • Average length of individual visits : 1h
  • Languages ​​of the documentation French English
    Family-friendly guided tours French


  • Full adult price : 3,00€
  • Discount rate (Tarif réduit valable pour les étudiants, les demandeurs d'emploi, les personnes handicapées (sur présentation d'un justificatif)) : 2,00€
  • Child rate (Tarif enfant valable pour les 4-17 ans) : 2,00€
  • Free rate (Gratuité : moins de 4 ans, titulaires d'une carte de presse, membres de l'Association des Amis du Musée du Théâtre Forain)
  • Annual subscription pass (Adhésion à l'association des Amis du Musée du Théâtre Forain (20 € individuel / 30 € couple)): de 20,00€ à 30,00 €
  • Group rate (Visite commentée (uniquement sur réservation et à partir de 15 personnes)) : 5,00€
Methods of payment

Carte bleue - Debit cards - Postal or bank cheques - Holiday vouchers - Cash - Eurocard - Mastercard - Money transfer - Visa

Equipments and Services

  • Auditorium
  • Parking
  • Film projection room
  • Fully equipped meeting room
  • Specific theme activities
  • Adult workshop
  • Junior workshop
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions

Contact and location

Musée du Théâtre Forain
Quartier du Paradis

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