ATTENTION : All of the following information has been provided by the museum. For the moment, they are unable to publish their events calendar online. We therefore suggest that you contact the museum directly for further information.
The Uzès museum is based in the former Episcopal palace, a superb seventeenth-century building located between the city and the garrigue (surrounding scrubland).
Founded in 1910 and then run on a voluteer basis for forty years by artist and teacher Georges Borias, the museum has since been designated “musée de France” by the French Minister of Culture. These collections provide the visitors with an enjoyable tour of the history of Uzès and its surrounds : archaeology, ancient maps, legendary characters, traditions and crafts in particular painted wardrobes from the eighteenth century and the Uzès ceramics (well represented by the more than 170 pieces on display as well as the loan of the Jean-Paul Pichon collection).
The writers associated with Uzès are also represented : Jean Racine, who spent several months in the region with his uncle who was the canon of the Uzès cathédral. Last but not least André Gide who comes from Uzès, has a room exclusively dedicated to his life and work. The only one of its kind in the world, this gallery assembles manuscripts, illustrated editions, portraits and souvenirs.
Musée Georges Borias
Place de l'Evêché, Ancien Evêché, BP 103
30701 Uzès 04 66 22 40 23
- Full price : €3
- Price for children and students : €1.20
- Reduced price and group price : €1.50
- Free : school groups
February – June and September – December :
- from Wednesday to Sunday : 2pm-6pm
July and August :
- from Wednesday to Sunday : 10am-12pm and 2pm-6pm
Closed January and the 1st November and 25 December