The Musée Gassendi is an old museum, which was entirely renovated in 2003 on the model of the cabinet of curiosities, proposing a permanent dialogue between art and the sciences, the old and the contemporary, the interior and the exterior.
For example, the landscapes room presents 19th century Provencal landscape paintings and a wall of earth (entitled “River of Earth”) constructed by the English artist Andy Goldsworthy.
The tour of the museum extends into the surrounding countryside, where a collection of works in nature is installed permanently, with free access for all.
Temporary exhibitions and various events are presented throughout the year.
The Musée Gassendi is a Musée de France, under the aegis of the French Ministry of Culture.
The museum is open all year
15 May to 30 September
11:00 to 19:00
1 October to 14 May
9:00 to 12:00 & 13:30 to 17:30
except weekends: 13:30 to 17:30
The museum is closed on Tuesdays
and between Christmas and New Year’s Day
and on holidays during the winter