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Dates, schedules and fees

  • May 4th and 5th: Garden Festival (10am-7pm on Saturday, 10am-6pm on Sunday)
  • From May 6th to June 2nd: Friday to Sunday, 2pm-6pm.
    • Exceptional opening on Wednesday, May 8th, Thursday, May 9th, and Monday, May 20th, 2pm-6pm.
  • From June 3rd to July 5th: Wednesday to Sunday, 2pm-6pm
  • From July 6th to September 1st:
    • Monday: Closed Tuesday: 2pm-7pm
    • Wednesday to Friday: 10am-1pm and 2pm-7pm
    • Saturday and Sunday: 10am-7pm
  • From September 2nd to September 20th: Wednesday to Sunday, 2pm-6pm September 21st-22nd: European Heritage Days (free admission: 10am-6pm)


Group guided tours by reservation are still possible. Feel free to contact us by email.

Summer Pass : €8, unlimited entrance to the site (museum and garden) during the whole opening season, for a first ticket purchased.
  Adult : 8 €
  Reduced : 5 € children aged 12-18, students, apprentices, job seekers, people with reduced mobility, press card holders, partnerships, groups of more than 20 people.
Children from 7 to 11 years old: €2.
Children under 7 years old : free
Guided thematic tour : extra €1
Group guided tour package: €75 + 5€/person.




Self-guided tours: During the entire opening season, come and enjoy a self-guided tour of the museum and the garden of the Collège. In the garden, let yourself be guided by our family audioguides with the voice of Stéphane Bern (included in the entrance ticket).


Guided thematic tours: During July and August, two guided tours are offered each week.


Group visits : Possibility of guided tours throughout the year for groups of more than 20 people.

Contact us by email or by telephone (02 37 49 79 54) to organize your visit.


The visit includes the museum and the garden. It does not include Stéphane Bern’s house.

Location and surroundings

Between Chartres and Le Mans, in the heart of the Perche region.

Highway A11, exit n°4 Brou

  • Bus parking at 250 meters
  • Car parking in front of the Collège

To eat in Thiron-Gardais :
L’Auberge de l’Abbaye (100m) 50 seats.
La Forge (250m) 30 seats.

To experience in Thiron-Gardais :
L’escape du domaine de l’abbaye (200m) 3 historical escape-game rooms. 

To visit in Thiron-Gardais :
Le domaine de l’Abbaye (thematic gardens)