Château de Montsoreau-Museum of contemporary art
Passage du marquis de Geoffre
49730 Montsoreau, Loire Valley.
Open all year.



Over 18 years old


from 5 to 18 years old

Free admission

disabled, -5 years old, press, inhabitants from Montsoreau and Mountsorrel

Reduced price


Reduced price

job seekers

Family Rate

2 adults - 2 children

Opening hours

January / February / March / October / November / December
12 a.m – 6 p.m

12 a.m – 7 p.m

May / June / July / August / September
10 a.m – 7 p.m

Closed on December 24th, 25th and January 1st
From January 3rd to 31st 2022.


By road

Motorway A85 exit n°5 Bourgueil (follow Saumur) D960
Free parking located at Quai Alexandre Dumas, on the banks of the Loire,
at the foot of the château (15 parking spaces)
Arceau Parking, 5 minutes walk (800 meters): 300 parking spaces / free.

By train

Port Boulet station : 11 km
Saumur station : 17 km
Tours station: 57 km

By plane

Angers Marcé airport : 59 km
Tours Loire Valley airport : 74 km
Poitiers Biard Airport : 80 km
Nantes Atlantic airport: 159 km
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By bus

Bus Saumur-Montsoreau:
Schedules here

By boat

Cruises Saumur-Montsoreau
Every saturday, from July 6 to August 31
Cruise duration : 1h15

Plan your visit

Payment methods: cash, cheques, holiday cheques, credit card.
Last entry 45 minutes before the site closes.
Languages spoken: French / English.
Texts of mediation within the museum translated into English, Spanish, Italian.
Lockers are available.
Bicycle parking is available.
Changing table for babies is available.
Lift is available.
Dogs are accepted as long as they stay on a leash.
Seat cane is available.
Stroller parking is available.

Sanitary Protocol

The Château de Montsoreau – Museum of Contemporary Art implements the regulatory requirements, protocols and health measures necessary for the exercise of its activity for the safety of its employees and customers.

Display of barrier gestures and prevention rules to be applied within the establishment: wearing of the recommended mask, hydroalcoholic gel available to visitors, possibility of payment by credit card, possibility of online payment, regular cleaning of premises and/or common areas, regular disinfection of surfaces, reorganization of reception and reception areas in compliance with health rules (floor markings and safety distances for queues, etc.).

As of July 21, 2021, the Health Pass is extended to all leisure and cultural venues gathering more than 50 people.

In accordance with government directives, access to the Château de Montsoreau – Museum of Contemporary Art for all adults will be made on presentation of a Health Pass in the form of a QR Code in paper format or uploaded in the application TousAntiCovid Carnet :

Certificate of vaccination

Or certificate of negative RT-PCR or antigenic test less than 48 hours old

Or RT-PCR or positive antigenic test certificate of at least 15 days and less than 6 months old

We also invite you to bring an original proof of identity in addition to the Health Pass.

The conformity of the Pass will be checked at the entrance according to the sanitary rules in force, a control that may slightly increase the access time to the current exhibition. This check does not allow your health information to be read or stored.

Please note that children under the age of 12 are not concerned. Also, at this time, 12-17 year olds remain exempt from the Health Pass until September 30.

From December 4th, any person aged 12 or more has to provide the result of a negative PCR or antigen test carried out less than 24 or 48 hours prior to departure, in order to enter France. For more information, visit “

Around Montsoreau

Ideally located on the banks of the Loire, in the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Regional Natural Park, in one of the most beautiful villages in France, the Château of Montsoreau-Museum of contemporary art allows you not only to visit a national monument but also discover a private collection of contemporary art. There are many activities on the Loire ( canoeing, water skiing, boat…), there is wine tourism (Saumur and Chinon wines), hot air ballooning, visits to the troglodytic village of Turquant, the collegiate church of Candes-Saint-Martin, at the confluence of the Vienne and the Loire, or the Fontevraud Abbey.
More information is to be found on the Anjou Tourism Website.

Access for disabled visitors

Specific accomodations helps the site’s accessibility to persons  with disabilities:

Reserved parking area: parking space for people with reduced mobility located on the Place des Diligences.
Drop-off point in front of the museum ticket office.
A lift ensures the access to the first and the second floor of the museum.
Guide dogs or Handi’ Chiens assistance dogs, whether in a host family or with a beneficiary, are welcome at the Château of Montsoreau – Museum of Contemporary Art.

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