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Musée Champollion - Les Ecritures du Monde

Museum ,  Archaeology ,  History at Figeac
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...
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  • Spoken languages
    • English
Services
  • Equipment
    • Lift
    • Outdoor lighting
    • Activities room
    • Toilets
  • Services
    • Accessibility
    • Boutique
    • Bookstore
Rates
Payment methods
  • Carte Bleue/Credit card
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Rates
  • Single adult
    5 €
  • Guided visit single adult
    9 €
  • Single child
    2.50 €
  • Free of charge
  • Children's price - guided tour
    5 €
Openings
  • From June 2, 2020
    until June 30, 2020
  • From July 1, 2020
    until August 31, 2020
  • From September 1, 2020
    until October 31, 2020
  • From November 1, 2020
    until December 31, 2020
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • * Les horaires et jours d'ouverture sont amenés à être modifiés en fonction de l’évolution de l'épidémie du Covid-19.
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • * Les horaires et jours d'ouverture sont amenés à être modifiés en fonction de l’évolution de l'épidémie du Covid-19.
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • 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
  • * Les horaires et jours d'ouverture sont amenés à être modifiés en fonction de l’évolution de l'épidémie du Covid-19.
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • 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
  • * Les horaires et jours d'ouverture sont amenés à être modifiés en fonction de l’évolution de l'épidémie du Covid-19.
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