Located in the center of Castellane, the Maison Nature & Patrimoines consists of a local museum, grouping three exhibtion spaces, the Verdon's Natural Park information point, and a shop.
Its entire team welcomes you from may to november to you (re)discover the outstanding natural and cultural features of the territory of Castellane's village and the Verdon.
The Maison Nature & Patrimoines opens its doors on may 22nd, 2021 with new exhibitions, workshops, tours and conferences.
In 2021, embark on a journey through time while discovering the geological and paleontological wonders of our region in the new exhibition «Fossil’s Era Present Era». An educational journey to share with family or friends in order to discover exceptional fossils from the territory. Among these fossils are works of contemporary art from the FRAC (Regional Contemporary Art Found) of Marseille.
You can also find the permanent exhibition «Mermaids and Fossils» about the manatees and dugongs' ancestors, those essential species who chose their habitat around Castellane 40 million years ago.
Finally, three free accessible exhibitions are proposed to you in 2021 on the 1st floor of the Maison Nature & Patrimoines: «Between fire and water» by the students of Castellane, «The Verdon during the four seasons» by the photographers Philippe Chauveau and Karim Smaoui and «Stones of legends» by the Petra Castellana Association.