From the cabinet of curiosities to the museum, from the museum to the cabinet of curiosities: the Labenche Museum invites you to another approach to collections where subjectivity, spectacular staging and scientific rationality are intertwined. The selection of the elements presented and the focus realized reveal the keys to this phenomenon, which has become fashionable for several years and now a source of inspiration for many individuals and contemporary artists.
About the venue
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")