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Donjon de Niort

Rue Duguesclin
79000 Niort
Phone : +33 5 49 28 14 28
On the edge of the Sèvre Niortaise, stands one of the most beautiful sets of twin Romanesque dungeons in France and the 1st building of Niort classified as a historical monument. It formed the central reduction of a vast castle in the shape of a quadrilateral 700 m long. It is the king of England, Henry II Plantagenet, who, wanting to put in defense the estates that his wife, Aliénor of Aquitaine brought him by his marriage, decided to rebuild, at the end of the twelfth century, an inexpressible fortress.
Labellised Musée de France. 1 star in the 2018 edition of the Michelin Green Guide.
Permanent exhibition Donjon, 1000 years of history, regional archaeology (from prehistory to the Roman era) and ethnography of Poitevine (reconstruction of a Poitevin interior and furniture), temporary exhibitions, visits and themed workshops, digital tablets (free loan), view from the north tower.
  • Musée de France
  • Qualité tourisme



  • Donjon de Niort 1 - Niort Butterfly Tea
  • Donjon de Niort 1 - Niort
Until Tue 31 Dec 2019
Tuesday10h to 13h14h to 17h
Wednesday10h to 13h14h to 17h
Thursday10h to 17h-
Friday10h to 13h14h to 17h
Saturday-14h to 18h
Sunday-14h to 18h
Capacities :
  • Boutique
  • Special theme activity
  • Children's workshop
  • Temporary exhibitions
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Standard rate - adult full price 5.00€ 7.00€ 2019
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Donjon de Niort
Address :
Rue Duguesclin
79000 Niort
Phone :
+33 5 49 28 14 28
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