The Loire is suggested in its long-standing activities, such as inland waterways, trade, traditional fishing, landscapes and landscaping. A collection of 20th century paintings, sculptures and pottery rounds of this tour of the Loire.
Clamecy, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire Romain Rolland The Clamecy Museum has been entirely renovated since 2005 and has very varied collections, shown off within a well-suited setting. It occupies the former mansion of the Duke de Bellegarde, the house where Romain Roland was born, which belonged to his grandfather, and a modern extension where the visitor enters. Here can be seen contemporary pictures given to President François Mitterrand;Gallic-Roman and Merovingian archeology; paintings and sculpture from the 16th to 21st centuries; an exceptional collection of Charles Loupot posters; old faience; souvenirs of Romain Rolland, and an evocation of floating wood down rivers.
Avallon, Musée de l'Avallonnais Founded in 1862 the museum was installed in the former 17th century college. Known for its collections of mineralogy, paleontology and its rich archeological material, the Avallon Museum is changing in order to exhibit collections brought together by various the art lovers and artists who created it, and to accept new gifts. In particular it offers the public works of the painter Georges Rouault, of the goldsmith Jean Després, and of the sculptor Pierre Vigoureux.