Musée Départemental de la Tapisserie

Aubusson
Limousin
Attractions and places of interest
Museums

Inside the Musée Départemental de la Tapisserie, you'll discover a world of tapestry-making with a range of works from the 17th, 18th,19th and 20th centuries. From ancient scenes of biblical and mythical stories to the tapestries of Jean Lurçat in the 1940s, this museum invites you to understand the history of tapestries and their evolution throughout the ages.

Nearby attractions

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Places to visit nearby

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