Museum of France - Cognac

Musée des savoir-faire du cognac

Description

The "Musée des arts du cognac" tells a story of the Cognac countryside through the ages to lead to the adventure of cognac hilighting a major part of the local history and manifacturing techniques related to this emblematic product.

Combining old stones and contemporary architecture, on the sites of several historical places, the "musée des arts du cognac" covers 2000m² of exhibition space that promotes Cognac countryside, its heritage and the great human, industrial and trading adventure of the cognac. Heritage world is a reminder of the historical wealth of the Pays du cognac thanks to many interactive displays (models, scenographic show, some dioramas). An excellent starting point for any journey in the region or the town of Cognac. Technological world of the cognac is all about the diffrent jobs, skills and trades that revolve around the cognac (vineyards, distillation, barrel-making, packaging, marketing). An excellent introduction to visit the cellars and distilleries. The visitor is invited to discover these different spaces evoking the "liqueur of the gods" and its secrets.

To extend or end this visit, to offer or treat yourself, a shop offers a wide range of regional products.

Spoken languages

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Themes

  • Arts and culture
  • Local tradition

Services / Comfort

  • Educational visits
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Wi-fi

Pets are not accepted

Equipements

  • Lift
  • Toilets
  • Air conditioning
  • Exhibition space
  • Defibrillator
  • Parking

Opening

From 01/07 to 31/08/2022, daily between 10.30 am and 6.30 pm.

From 01/09/2022 to 30/06/2023 between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st, November 1st and December 25th.

Prices and means of payment

Full price: Access to 1 museum: 5€ - Access to 2 museums* (Museum of Art and History & Museum of savoir-faire du cognac): 8€
Reduced price: (Young people 13 to 25, students, contractual partnerships)
Access to 1 museum: 3€ - Access to 2 museums* (Museum of Art and History & Museum of Cognac Know-How): 4,50€.

Free entry for children < 12 years, press, Job-seeker, teachers, disabled people.

*Ticket valid for 1 month for the 2nd museum from the date of purchase.

Free admission (on presentation of proof): Children up to the age of 12, Disabled persons and an accompanying person, Journalists, Members of professional associations, Ambassadors of the Cognac Tourist Office, Jobseekers, Beneficiaries of minimum social benefits, Partnerships under contract.


*Ticket valid for 1 month for the 2nd museum from the date of purchase.

Free admission (on presentation of proof): Children up to the age of 12, Disabled persons and an accompanying person, Journalists, Members of professional associations, Ambassadors of the Cognac Tourist Office, Jobseekers, Beneficiaries of minimum social benefits, Partnerships under contract.

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Cash

Location

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Classification, labels and brands

Classification and labels

  • Vineyards and Discovery Accreditation
  • Accueil Vélo
  • La Flow Vélo

Accessibility

  • Mental disability
  • Physical disability

Environment

  • Town location
  • River 5 km away
  • In the historic centre

Things to see

Tours available in :

  • English
  • French

Individual visits

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request

Address

Musée des savoir-faire du cognac

Place de la Salle Verte
16100 Cognac

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