Visit the museums of the historic heart of Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence is a city rich in its cultural aspect. Take advantage of your visit to discover the Natural History Museum, the Calisson Museum by Roy René or the Granet Museum.

Aix-en-Provence is also rocked by the memory of Paul Cézanne having set up his painter's studio in the city center.
The Granet Museum has expanded in the Chapel of the White Penitents, a jewel of 17th century Aix-en-Provence architecture. More than 700 m2 of ...
The musée Granet’s collection has evolved over the years, swelled by the city’s acquisitions and several major bequests, including works donated ...
The Paul Arbaud museum-library, named after its creator, is situated in the Mazarin quarter, a stone's throw from the Cours Mirabeau
The Estienne de Saint-Jean private mansion, which become the museum of old Aix in 1932, is the town's history museum.
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Book shop
Without a direct heir, Saint-John Perse and his American wife Dorothy, gave the city of Aix-en-Provence all of their collections in 1975. Saint-John ...
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Book shop
Beautiful atlantes on the façade announce this classical style "folly" which was built in 1665 by Pierre Pavillon and Antoine Matisse for the Duke of...
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 ...
Located in the heart of Aix-en-Provence, a stone’s throw from the Fontaine des Quatre Dauphins, the 18th century ‘Hôtel de Gallifet’ provides a...
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Exhibition space
Architectural center of Aix-en-Provence classified as a historical monument. The Vasarely Foundation is a Museum of France since December 10, 2020
Cezanne's studio, also known as Atelier des Lauves is a veritable place of memory, marked by Cezanne's imprint. It allows to discover the familiar ...
Known for its exceptional collection of dinosaur eggs to the point that the city is nicknamed Eggs-en-Provence by paleontologists, the Museum has been...
A large French internment and deportation camp (1939-1942) still intact and accessible to the public, the Camp des Milles now houses a historical ...
  • Cultural leisure facilities :
    • Exhibition space
Inaugurated on November 10, 2018 by Serge Billet, MOF and World Pastry Champion, the small museum dedicated to the 15th century Aix delicacy the ...
Created in 1909, now an accredited Musée de France, the tapestry museum is housed on the 1st floor of the former Archbishop's Palace, in the ...
From nougat to Calisson: the Roi René Calissons, a family story in Provence.
  • themes :
    • Candy / chocolate