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Château-Chinon, Musée du Costume
The mansion of the Buteau-Ravizy family, dating from the 18th century, has since 1992 housed a major collection of some 5,000 costumes, the majority of which come from the Dardy collection that had been acquired by the town of Château-Chinon.

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Main collections

See gallery
In an area of 1500 sq. m. you can discover the various changes in French fashions from the end of the 18th century.

Further information
Knowledge base
To discover the national collections, you can access the databases of the Ministry of Culture :

Joconde database
Practical information
Adresse du musée :

16-18, rue Saint Christophe

Entrée du public au 4 rue du Chateau


tel. : 03 86 85 18 55

Website :
e-mail :

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from the February holidays to 30 April and from 1st October to 31 December: every day except Tuesday: from 10am to 12 noon and from 2pm to 6pm
from 1st May to 30 June and from 1st to 30 September: every day except Tuesday: from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm
from1st July to 31 August: every day from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 7pm
Closed from 1st January until the February holidays - 25 December
Length of visit: 1 hour
By reservation, possibility of guided tours for groups and educational activities for school pupils


Entrance fees
Individuals: 4 €
Group (+15p): 3 €
• Group (+50p): 2 and Key of museums (Rolin Autun Museum, Bibracte, Eco-Museum Le Creusot and museums of Chateau-Chinon mid-March - mid-November)

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