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 library-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 april, 9, 2022 with new exhibitions, workshops, tours and conferences.
In 2022 come and discover the exhibition "Seconde Peau, le vêtement en perspective" ("Second skin, clothing in perspective"). A route dedicated to fashion at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries to share with family or friends with the discovery of superb old costumes from the area. Among these pieces of textile heritage have slipped works of contemporary art from the Frac (Regional Fund for Contemporary Art) Provence-Alpes-Côtes d'Azur.
Also find the permanent exhibition of the museum "Sirènes et fossiles" ("Mermaids and Fossils") on the ancestors of manatees and dugongs, this essential species having elected habitat around Castellane 40 million years ago.
Finally, three temporary exhibitions with free access are offered to you in 2022 on the 1st floor of the Maison Nature & Patrimoines."Rencontres Sauvages" ("Wild Encounters") an exhibition of photos of the Mercantour Natural Park by Eric Montini, then this summer the Notre-Dame du Roc chapel and her exceptional collection of ex-voto will be honoured. finally this fall the artist Virginie Boeuf will introduce you to "L'Art du Collage" ("The art of collage").