René Descartes Museum

René Descartes was born in the Haye-en-Touraine on March 31st, 1596 and he was baptized on April 3rd, 1596 in the church of Saint Georges.

His original house, has masonry dating partly from the 16th century, was transformed into museum in 1974. This simple, clear and accessible exposure is completely devoted to the famous father of modern philosophy.

This museum, expanded in 2005 and was transformed thanks to a rich, colourful and accessible scenography, erepresents the life and the work of the philosopher, and shows the historical and cultural events of the time (Rebirth and 17th century).

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Opening Hours for the René Descartes Museam for the 2016 Season :

BASSE SAISON du 01 avril au 30 mai et du 1er septembre au 31 octobre : 14 h à 18 h
HAUTE SAISON (juin, juillet, août) : 10 h à 12 h et 14 h à 18 h

- closed all mardis, 1er mai

Pour les groupes, sur réservation uniquement.

[ date de publication : 10/03/2016 ]

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