Plan your Visit

Adress and access

– 29 Place du Marquis Jacques-François
24390 Hautefort

Phone :
E-mail :

Hautefort’s Town Hall                                                         Rue Sylvain Floirat
24390 HAUTEFORT                                                         Phone :                                                Hautefort’s Town Hall Website

Come to the museum

Easily accessible (Exit 17 on A89), Hautefort is located:

30 km from Montignac-Lascaux
70 km from Sarlat and Limoges
40 km from Périgueux and Brive-la-Gaillarde
Bus Line No. 9: Périgueux > Hautefort

Parking options :

– Place du Marquis Jacques-François 
– 64 Esplanade de la Jumenterie (behind the Town Hall)

Disabled Individuals: The ground floor is accessible to people with reduced mobility, including 2 rooms (Room of the Sick and Room of the Divine Word), as well as the Chapel of the Hôtel-Dieu.

Have something to eat

Place du Marquis Jacques François de Hautefort
24390 Hautefort
(+33) 9 66 90 07 71

Chez Cathy
Place du Marquis Jacques François de Hautefort
24390 Hautefort
(+33)5 53 51 59 42

Le Troubadour
1 Place Eugène Le Roy
(+33)5 53 51 61 49

L’Auberge du parc
Parc René Lavaud
(+33) 5 53 50 88 98

1145 Avenue de l’Europe, 24390 Hautefort – Saint-Agnan
(+33) 5 53 50 40 31

Au Périgord Noir
395 Route de la Genèbre, 24390 Hautefort
(+33) 5 53 42 77 50


– April and October (Monday to Saturday) :
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM / 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

– May, June, September (Monday to Sunday) :
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM / 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM

– July and August (Monday to Sunday) :
10:00 AM – 6:30 PM 

Ticket office closes 45 minutes before the Museum closes.


Adult: 8€ 
Group (15 or more): 6€ 
Discount (students, Périgord pass, adventure pass, castle visitor with presentation of entrance ticket): 6€ 
Child under 14: Free 
Ambassador cardholder accompanied by a paying visitor: Free
Locals (with proof of residence): Free

Means of payment accepted : CB, cash, checks and holiday vouchers


Self-guided Visitors : Reservation is not necessary.

Adult Groups (15 people and more) : Reservation is mandatory for a guided tour.

School Groups : Reservation is mandatory for a self-guided tour or a guided tour.

Visitor materials are available for you.


Upon presentation of your museum admission ticket, you can get a discount on your ticket at the Hautefort Castle. Learn more about Hautefort Castle.
Find out more about the castle of Hautefort

Hautefort’s Library is located at 80 Esplanade de la Jumenterie, 24390 Hautefort                                          Phone number :                                           Free registration all year                                                 Find out more about the Hautefort’s Library

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Anaïs from Angers wrote on August 15, 2023 at 2:40 pm
Visite incontournable si vous êtes de passage à Hautefort. Ce musée de la Médecine est une véritable richesse historique tant par son monument que par sa collection. Merci pour cette visite !

Practical Information for Museum Access

According with government measures to combat the spread of COVID-19, wearing a mask is recommended during your museum visit. A hand sanitizer dispenser is available at the entrance. Protective measures and physical distancing must be observed.

With the exception of assistance animals (guide dogs for the blind), animals are not allowed in the museum rooms. Only small dogs carried in a bag or carrier are accepted.

The museum does not have a cloakroom. Backpacks, helmets, and umbrellas must be deposited at the reception before your visit. Personal photography is allowed in the museum, but the use of flash is prohibited for artwork conservation reasons.

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