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MAISON MUSEE RENE DESCARTES

DESCARTES - 37
from 5€ /pers.

Monument

The village of Haye-Descartes is home to some remarkable medieval houses and was renamed Descartes in 1967, after the famous philosopher who was born there in 1596. His birthplace has been turned into a pleasant museum with rich illustrations of the life and works of the father of modern philosophy. The museum also provides a historical and cultural overview of the 17th century.

Museum

In the native house of René Descartes, exhibition 'Philosophy', the man and his work. Hour-long visits.

Opening times
From to
Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00
Monday from 14:00 to 18:00
Wednesday from 14:00 to 18:00
Thursday from 14:00 to 18:00
Friday from 14:00 to 18:00
Saturday from 14:00 to 18:00
Days closedTuesday
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Languages spoken
  • English
Document languages
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Themes of the site
  • House and building
Site categories
  • Listed or registered
  • Station Verte
Museum categories
  • Municipal library
  • Musées de France
Prices
Annual subscription pass at € 20
Audioguide extra charge at € 3
Full adult price at € 5
Group rate at € 4
Guided tour extra charge at € 3
Payment methods
  • Cash
  • Postal or bank cheques
Individual visits
  • Continuous unaccompanied
  • Guided visits on request
  • Average duration: 45min
Languages of the visit
  • Visit: French, English
  • Audio guide: French, English
  • Signs: French, English
Facilities
  • Parking
  • Picnic area
  • Terminal electric charge
Services
  • Shop
Activities
  • Activities
  • Adult workshop
  • Conferences
  • Junior workshop
  • Temporary exhibitions
Information
  • Groups welcome (from 10 to 35 people)
  • Pets not allowed

MAISON MUSEE RENE DESCARTES

René Descartes House Museum
29 rue Descartes
37160, DESCARTES
France
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