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Découverte du territoire de Castellane et du Verdon

Its entire team welcomes you from April to September to help you (re)discover the outstanding natural and cultural features of the territory of Castellane and that of Moyen Verdon.+read more

 

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Collections du musée du Moyen Verdon

The Musée du Moyen Verdon’s collection now numbers some 11 000 objects collected on the territory since 1992. It’s the Petra Castellana association that manage this collections with the help of the Communauté de Communes du Moyen Verdon.+read more

 

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Exposition du musée du Moyen Verdon

“From vine into grapes: winegrowing in Haute Provence” is the new exhibition of the musée du Moyen Verdon. It explains the history of wine around Castellane, the way vine was cultivated, the way grapes were harvested and transformed, the traditions and symbols related to wine… +read more

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Réserve Naturelle géologique de Haute-Provence

The Réserve Naturelle géologique de Haute-Provence has a unique geological heritage. At Castellane, you will discover the Vallée des Sirènes in relation to the musée Sirènes et Fossiles situated in the Maison Nature & Patrimoines.+read more

 

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Relais du Parc naturel du Verdon

At the Information Point of Verdon you will find out what a Parc naturel is, understand its goals, see the impact of the actions carried out… with the help of mediation, exhibitions and various animations, you will enter in the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon’s territory.+read more

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Object of the week

Objet de la semaine

Description: Small wine barrel classic form. The wooden dowels (wooden slats) are held by six metal hoops riveted. Stopper (central hole for filling or emptying the barrel) is closed by a cork surrounded by tissue. One of the funds and the barrel has a hole blocked by a small cork.

Inventory number: 120 DX

Museum thematic: craft

Denomination : Wine barrel

Materials and techniques : wood and metal

Dimensions : H. 51 cm ; diam. 38 cm

Date of registration in the collections : 1992

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Maison Nature & Patrimoines

Situated in the center of Castellane, the Maison Nature & Patrimoines consists of the Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon’s information point, the Musée Sirènes and Fossiles and the Musée du Moyen Verdon. Its entire team welcomes you from April to September to help you (re)discover the outstanding natural and cultural features of the territory of Castellane and that of Moyen Verdon. You will find there the Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon’s information point and its 1000 pieces of advice about nature, two exhibitions at the Musée Sirènes and Fossiles, the Musée du Moyen Verdon, a temporary exhibition area, a boutique …

Exposition du musée du Moyen VerdonSalle d'exposition du musée à Castellane

Do you want to know more about the geology, the fauna and flora, the traditions of the Verdon’s territory? The Maison Nature & Patrimoines’ competent and passionate team is ready to keep you informed and help you discover the heritage of our region.

The Maison Nature & Partimoines welcomes groups throughout the year on a reservation basis. Open from April to September, it offers workshops for children in July and August, on Thursday mornings, at 10 a.m.

Musée des sirènes et fossiles à CastellaneMaison Nature & Patrimoines

On this site you will find useful information concerning the Maison Nature & Partimoines, its opening hours, plan, activities… You will find ethnological collections of the Petra Castellana association while the Réserve Naturelle Géologique de Haute Provence can be discovered in the Musée Sirènes and Fossiles.

Are you interested in natural parks?

The information point tab introduces you to the Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon and its Eco guards program.