Dictionary room at the Musée de TrévouxDictionary room at the Musée de Trévoux
©Dictionary room at the Musée de Trévoux|Paula GARCIA
Discover the Trévoux Museum

Experience the Trévoux Museum and its treasures

The Musée Trévoux is home to many treasures… And there’s never a dull moment! With its architectural marvels, handcrafted treasures and priceless manuscripts, a guided tour is a must. We take you on a tour of this monument and its jewels.

The Pierre and Anne de Bourbon Hotel

A magnificent Trevoltian house, built in the 15th century, will leave you breathless not only for the beauty of its salons, ceilings and courtyard…
but also for the treasures it houses inside!

My precious, my treasure!

Discover the unusual history of Trévoux when you visit the Musée Trévoux et ses Trésors. You’ll be immersed in the history of the ancient Principality of Dombes, whose influence was measured on a European scale. Unusual collections showcased on two levels through scents or touch!

The presentation of the collections will introduce you to the different treasures made in Trévoux, comm techniques that surrounded the making of this heritage.

The visit

During the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to admire treasures such as the statue of “Saint John the Evangelist” or “The Chariot of Love”, a fragment of mural painting. Previously hidden, they were discovered during the building’s renovation. Here, you can discover a never-before-seen heritage and its associated techniques:

Milling, metal refining, goldsmithing, punching, diamond dies…

Manuscripts and printed works including “flagship works”: the Mémoires de Trévoux and the Dictionnaire de Trévoux.

A spinning wheel, a magnificent spinning machine, completed these collections.

All that shines through the centuries

Ptsss… don’t miss the theatrical tour “Tout ce qui brille à travers les siècles”.Come and meet, in flesh, bone and costume, characters who will help you discover the original history of Trévoux and its crafts! Let’s take a trip back in time! This tour is part of the Pays d’Art et d’Histoire program