Museum in Joyeuse, Ardèche

Opening : From 02/04 to 30/06/2024
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Closed exceptionally on May 1st.

From 01/07 to 31/08/2024
Opening hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 10 am and 6 pm. On Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.

From 01/09 to 03/11/2024 between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Closed exceptionally on November 1st.


Castanea tells in great detail the story of how for centuries, entire generations daily lives revolved around chestnut trees, both for work and for food.
Find out more about this emblematic "bread tree". Castanea is beautiful located in a former convent in medieval town of Joyeuse. The museum shop offers you a wide range of local chestnut delicacys, postcards, books....


From 02/04 to 30/06/2024
Full price: 6.50 €
Reduced price: 5.50 €
Child : 4 €.

From 01/07 to 31/08/2024
Full price: 6.50 €
Reduced price: 5.50 €
Child : 4 €.

From 01/09 to 03/11/2024
Full price: 6.50 €
Child : 4 €.

Free entry for children < 6 years.
Child entry valid for 6 - 17 years.
  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Shop
  • Pets accepted: No
  • Pets allowed (supplementary payment): Unknown
  • Dutch
  • German
  • English
  • French

Castanea - Discover the world of sweet chestnut

2 parvis de l'église
07260 Joyeuse

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