Traditional ball in Brive-la-Gaillarde

The Labenche Museum houses several thousand objects belonging to what are called «popular arts and traditions». Also, almost the entire second floor of the museum as well as the mezz...

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The Labenche Museum houses several thousand objects belonging to what are known as “folk arts and traditions”. Almost the entire second floor of the museum and the mezzanine are devoted to the evocation of the life and daily activities of the Corréziens in the 19th and early 20th centuries. On the occasion of the European Heritage Days, come and discover the vitality of popular arts and traditions in Corrèze and in particular in Brive, by participating in a traditional ball, in connection with the collections of the Labenche museum.

About the venue

26 bis boulevard Jules Ferry, 19100 Brive-la-Gaillarde
  • Musée de France
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  • Monument historique
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  • Lieu de culture, spectacles, sports et loisirs

Building of Renaissance style built by 1540 at the request of Jean de Calvimont; Lord of Labenche. He(It) belonged successively to the families of Calvimont, Dumas, Sabruguet-Damarzid. Louis XIII domiciled(resided) during its visit of Brive there. Bought in 1829 by the bishop de Tulle, he became the property of the City of Brive in 1906.

Access: Car park (parking lot Thiers place(square) de Lattre de Tassigny, paying, to 100 metres; parking lot of Guierle, place(square) of July 14th) Drunk (stop(ruling) "Labenche museum")

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