Hôtel de Caumont - Art center

Museum Fine Arts, Painting Sculpture
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The Hôtel de Caumont is one of the rare urban residences in Aix "between courtyard and garden" which, by reminding us of castles in the middle of their parks, allowed their owners to show their aristocracy.
A new art center opens in one of the most beautiful eighteenth century mansions in Aix-en-Provence.

As of May 6, 2015, the Caumont Art Centre presents an ambitious cultural program putting the fine arts in the spotlight.

Located close to the Cours Mirabeau, it is currently undergoing a complete restoration that will restore it to its former glory. Visitors will discover two annual exhibitions dedicated to the great masters of the past as well as to contemporary artists.

A film on Cezanne's life in Aix screened daily, as well as concerts and lectures will complement the programming of the Hôtel de Caumont that aims at becoming a major cultural center in Aix: a place where we discover and share art with passion. Broadcasting from 10.25am to 4.55pm, every 30 minutes.

The tea room and gardens offer a haven of peace in the heart of the Mazarin district.

On the ground floor, learn more about the Arts Centre and its exhibitions in the book and culture shop. It has the same opening times as the Art Centre.

The Art Centre provides two wheelchairs that cannot be booked in advance.
● Accessible for disabled
● Unaccompanied visitors to the Hôtel de Caumont are provided with a free audio guide in French, English and Spanish on their arrival. It provides information on the private mansion’s history, architecture, and gardens, and more thematic information. Available in 3 langagues: French, English and Spanish. The audio guide of the exhibition (in French, English and Spanish - €4) offers a guided tour of the exhibition with the commentary on 20 works of art.
● To discover the Hôtel de Caumont, a free booklet is available on your admission. Available in 2 langagues: French and English.
● An activity book is available free for children aged 7 to 12 on admission to every Culturespaces site. It helps them to learn while they're enjoying themselves, and discover a historic site in a fun way, through various games and puzzles. They will be accompanied throughout their visit by Hugo and Lea, two mischievous children who travel around France to visit Culturespaces sites.
● For visitors with a smartphone, download the visit application on your mobile .

We recommend you to leave your luggage to Keepcase baggage check service.
Opening period (s)From 29/04 to 08/10/2024, daily between 10 am and 7 pm.
General information
  • Parking :
    • Parking nearby
  • Client profile :
    • Groups
    • Home school groups
    • Client profile 888616
    • Client profile Jardin bas
    • Client profile 125
    • 800 m2
  • Environments :
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
    • In the old centre
  • Visits :
    • you can visit it
  • Park :
    • Park
  • Special rates available for :
    • Students
    • Special rate for jobseekers
Services, Tours, Activities and entertainment
  • Individual tour services :
    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Help for client/practical :
    • Tourist brochures
  • Entertainment :
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Concert
  • Visit :
    • Guided tours
  • Rooms equipped for :
    • Concert/events
  • Shop :
    • Shop
  • Hire/loan :
    • Equipment loan
    • Room hire
  • Restaurants :
    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar
  • Services :
    • On-line reservation
  • Interior facilities :
    • Air conditioning
    • Toilets
    • Restaurant
  • Special rates available for :
    • Special rate for disabled people
Hôtel de Caumont - Art center
3 rue Joseph Cabassol
Phone : +33 (0)4 42 16 43 71
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


Full price: 15.50 €
Reduced price: 11.50 €.

Free entry for children < 7 years, press, accompanying guides.

Tour of the art centre + exhibition
Full rate: €15,5
Senior rate: €14,5 (more than 65 years old)
Reduced rate: €12,5 (and City PASS Aix-en-Provence holders, unemployed, disabled visitors and accompanying person, Education Pass)
Youth rate: €10 (7-25 years old)
Family rate: €45 (for 2 adults and 2 children aged 7-17 years old)
Free for children under the age of 7, ICOM, ICOMOS and SNELAC Cards-Holders, tour guides and journalists
Free access with the City Pass Aix-en-Provence

Tour of the art centre (without temporary exhibition)
Full rate: €6,5
Reduced rate: €5 (7-25, students, unemployed, disabled visitors and accompanying person, Education Pass and City PASS Aix-en-Provence holders)
Family rate: €20 (for 2 adults and 2 children aged 7-25 years old)
Free for children under the age of 7, ICOM, ICOMOS and SNELAC Cards-Holders, tour guides and journalists.
Free access with the City Pass Aix-en-Provence

//On presentation of valid written proof//.
Hôtel de Caumont - Centre d'Art
3 rue Joseph Cabassol
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.526029
Longitude : 5.449178
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