Exhibition – Loire-Atlantique : Terre de Trésors*

Loire-Atlantique : land of treasures

At Château de Châteaubriant

From 11th of April to 27th of september 2019

Bandeau Loire-Atlantique, terre de trésors 2020

The Musée Dobrée – Grand Patrimoine de Loire-Atlantique is exhibiting, the ensemble of its monetary treasures discovered in the department over the past century and a half.

This remarkable archaeological heritage reveals the history of the département from the time of the Gauls to the start of the 20th century, the region’s commercial relations, and its political and military activity. Over six thousand items, discovered in almost fifty towns or municipalities in Loire-Atlantique, are presented and explained here.

This exhibition is also the opportunity to discover the careers and expertise necessary to the study and understanding of monetary treasures: archaeologists, restorers and numismatists.

Practical Information

Opening Hours

  • 11  to 30 april : from Wednesday to Sunday – 2pm to 5:30pm.
  • 1st of may to 27th of september : from Tuesday to Sunday - 10:30am to 6pm.

Open to all - Free entry

Exposition "Loire-Atlantique, terre de trésors" au château de Chateaubriant - Crédits : H. Neveu-Derotrie - Grand-Patrimoine de Loire-Atlantique

Informations at 02 40 28 20 20 or chateau.chateaubriant@loire-atlantique.fr

Exhibition guided tour

  • 5 to 30 April : saturday and sunday, at 3 pm
    • 1st of may to 29th of september : from tuesday to sunday at 3 pm and 5 pm
    • For all - duration : 45 min
    • Free for accompanied children under 14
    • Reduced rate : 2€ (14-18 year old, students, job seeker, group more than 15 persons)
    • Full fare: 3€

Family workshops

Atelier dessine-ta-monnaie

There’s family workshops in french. Please find more information on the « version française ».

Browse the treasure map !

Carte Tresors-EN

Click on the image to discover the money deposits found in the Loire-Atlantique and preserved at the Musée Dobrée.
For an optimal visiting experience, use the Chrome browser.

Associated events

Conferences (in french only)

There’s conferences only in french. (more information on the « version française »)

Historical reconstructions and ancient know-how

During this summer weekend dedicated to living history, the minting of coins is in the spotlight.

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