Explore freely this chapel during your visit!

Come (re)discover the sacred art collections of the Musée du Pays d'Ussel before its traditional winter closure.

©Musée du Pays d'Ussel

Come (re)discover the sacred art collections of the Musée du Pays d'Ussel before its traditional closure during the winter.

About the venue

Rue Pasteur, 19200 Ussel
  • Monument historique
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  • Édifice religieux

Built in the XVth century in the outing(exit) of the Saint martial suburb Bourbounoux, the chapel, first funeral chapel, the seat(siege) of the Brotherhood of the blue Penitents in 1670 became. A baroque retable was commanded(ordered) in 1711 Paul Delimousin, sculptor ussellois and listed(classified) in conformance with(for) Historic monuments main ornament is. Since 1973 she(it) shelters collections of religious art: liturgical material(equipment), objects of popular devotions, sacerdotal clothes, works of silver, sculptures and paintings(paints).

Chapelle des Pénitents ©Musée du Pays d'Ussel