The museums

muse breton The Breton Museum

Created in 1846 by the Archaeological Society, the Breton Museum is housed since 1911 in the former bishops of Cornouaille’s palace (15th-19th century), a splendid building located between the Cathedral and the Quays of the Odet river.  
Address : 1, rue du roi Gradlon - 29000 Quimper - Tel : 02 98 95 21 60 - Fax : 02 98 95 89 69 - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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beaux arts The Fine Arts Museum 

Facing the Cathedral, the Fine Arts Museum is housed in a small Italian style palace, built in 1867 using the plans drawn by Joseph Bigot, the architect who also built the cathedral’s spires.
Address : 40, place St Corentin - 29000 Quimper - Tel : 02 98 95 45 20 - Fax : 02 98 95 87 50- www.musee-beauxarts.quimper.fr - e-mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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cac Le Quartier (Contemporary Art Center)

Right in Quimper cultural centre, next to the Théatre de Cornouaille-Scène Nationale, the Contemporary Art Centre develops a policy of temporary modern art exhibitions, supported by an editorial activity of great quality. With commentaries followed by debates, these exhibitions are accompanied by a consequent educational and cultural program.
Address : 10, esplanade François Mitterand - BP 1732 - 29107 Quimper Cedex - Tel : 02 98 55 55 77 - Fax : 02 98 55 87 14 - www.le-quartier.net - e-mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Quimper Contemporary Art Center - Le Quartier
alambic The Still Museum (Musée de l'Alambic)

Close to the Plessis distillery, the museum perpetuates the skill of the previous distillers. There you will discover a granite apple-lathe, a 17th century old cider-press, a still collection, technological and ingenious wonders. The visit ends with a free sampling of the distillery’s products : Pommeau de bretagne, cornouaille cider, lambig or fine, liquors, apple juice...
Address : 69 ter, chemin du Quinquis - 29000 Quimper - Tel : 02 98 90 75 64 - Fax : 02 98 53 24 64 - www.kinkiz-terroir.com

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