Collection Louis Gauthier

Tourist service in Sainte-Cécile-les-Vignes :

"Observe nature and you will learn", could have been Louis Gauthier's motto in his time. Here you can enter the world of this primary school teacher who was a passionate scholar of entomology and archaeology.
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See his classroom, complete with period furnishings (desks, lockers).

Enter the atmosphere of the 1930's to the 1960's (inkwells, fountain pens ...) which will bring back memories for many. Louis Gauthier took his pupils into nature and little by little the classroom was transformed into a veritable small museum.

See 196 boxes of insects and 102 boxes of butterflies, as well as 164 stuffed animals (fish, reptiles, birds, mammals..). A true treasure of fascinating entomology, perfect for those with a passion for the natural sciences!

Free entry.

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  • Tour free of charge


From 02/01 to 30/04.
Closed on Sunday.

From 01/05 to 30/06.
Closed on Sunday.

From 01/07 to 31/08.
Closed on Sunday.

From 01/09 to 30/09.
Closed on Sunday.

From 01/10 to 31/12.
Closed on Sunday.


Free of charge.

Languages spoken

  • French


Collection Louis Gauthier
Collection Louis Gauthier - Espace Culturel
Place Max Aubert
84290 Sainte-Cécile-les-Vignes


Longitude: 4.886222
Latitude: 44.24513


Longitude: 4.886222

Latitude: 44.24513