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Musée Champollion - Les Ecritures du Monde

Archaeology, History, Museum in Figeac
From :  5 Full-fare
  • This museum is installed in the house where Jean-François Champollion was born, behind a façade of glass and copper pierced with a thousand different graphic signs. The museum collections evoke both Champollion's work to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs and the civilisation of ancient Egypt: there is a mummy accompanied by its funerary offerings and a representation of the great Egyptian gods. The visit then provides the opportunity to follow all the major steps in the development of the...
    This museum is installed in the house where Jean-François Champollion was born, behind a façade of glass and copper pierced with a thousand different graphic signs. The museum collections evoke both Champollion's work to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs and the civilisation of ancient Egypt: there is a mummy accompanied by its funerary offerings and a representation of the great Egyptian gods. The visit then provides the opportunity to follow all the major steps in the development of the various writing systems of the world: writings first appeared over 5000 years ago in the Middle East, but also, independently, a little later in China and amongst the Mayan peoples...
  • Spoken languages
    • French
    • English
Services
  • Equipment
    • Lift
    • Exterior illumination
    • Entertainment room
    • Toilets
  • Services
    • Accessible to
    • Shop
    • Bookshop
Rates
Payment methods
  • Carte bleue
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Rates 2022
  • Adult rate
    From 5 € to 2.50 €
  • Free
    From 13 €
  • Adult rate (guided tour)
    From 9 €
  • Adult Group tour
    From 8 €
  • Group rate
    From 4 €
  • Child rate (guided tour)
    From 5 €
  • Child Group Tour
    From 5 €
  • Childs groups rate
    From 5 €
Openings
  • From July 1, 2022
    until August 31, 2022
  • From September 1, 2022
    until October 31, 2022
  • From November 1, 2022
    until December 31, 2022
  • Monday
    10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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