1 Square Abbé Desnoyers
Hôtel Cabu
45000 ORLEANS
France

About

A Renaissance hotel ascribed to Jacques I Androuet du Cerceau and built for Philippe Cabu, a lawyer at Châtelet. The faaçade overlooking the courtyard is organised on three levels, typical of the style of Henry II. As you cross the threshold of the elegant manor house, you will discover the treasure of Neuvy-en-Sullias in the archaeology room: a collection of Gallo-Roman and Gallic bronze of international renown. Other interesting features include a room devoted to the port of Orléans, a medieval history collection, the statuary of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire and Germigny-des-Prés, Joan of Arc iconography, and porcelains, ceramics and pewters made by local and regional artisans.

Sixteenth century archaeological and historical museum of Orléans. This Renaissance hotel is ascribed to the architect, Jacques I Androuet du Cerceau and was built in 1550 for Philippe Cabu, a lawyer at Châtelet. The façade overlooking the courtyard is organised on three levels and is bedecked with a rich decor, with three superposed orders, typical of the style of Henry II. It contains a Gallo-Roman archaeology room, a medieval history collection, representations of Joan of Arc, ceramics and a room devoted to the port of Orléans and its activities.

Pass Culture (un accès illimité pendant un an aux musées d'Orléans (expositions, concerts, conférences, ateliers, flânerie le temps d'une pause...), tarif réduit pour d’autres équipements culturels).

Pets Welcome
no
Languages spoken
French English
Style architectural
  • Renaissance
Thème musée
  • Archeology
  • Craft industries
  • Popular arts and traditions
  • Fine arts
  • History
  • Industry
  • Transport
Site/Historic Monument theme
  • House and building

Capacity

Réception de groupe
yes

Visits

Durée moyenne de la visite
01:30
Individual guided tours
yes
Individual self-guided tours
no
Tour languages
English German Spanish Italian

Prices

Libellé
Minimum rate (in €)
Maximum rate. (in €)
Supplement
Full adult price
Discount rate
Discount rate
Free rate
Free rate
Annual subscription pass
Annual subscription pass
Means of payment
  • American Express
  • Carte bleue
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Visa

Prestations

Type d'équipement
  • Museum
  • Historical sites and monuments
services
  • Shop
Activities
  • Junior workshop
  • Temporary exhibitions