The comfort of your visit

The museum of Beaux-Arts of Bordeaux offers you equipment to assure a comfortable visit.


Download the Plan of the Museum’s permanent collection here.
To learn more click about the permanent collections here.

Assuring a comfortable visit 

Museum acclimatisation

To conserve the works, the museum is acclimatised. A light jacket is recommended.

Sitting down

The museum has benches and light, easy to carry foldable stools available for free at the entrance. 


It is prohibited to enter in the exhibition rooms with umbrellas, large bags or a backpack on your back. There are free lockers where you can store your personal belongings (except large bags). 
The museum also provides unmonitored coat racks at the entrance.

Bathrooms and changing area

There are bathrooms with changing tables at the museum entrance. 

Rest area

A rest area is available at the entrance by the museum shop. There you can browse the latest publications of the museum which are on sale at the museum shop. 

Museum Shop

Here you can buy postcards, posters, exhibit catalogues and gifts.
To remember your visit, don’t hesitate to buy The highlights, Collection of the Museum of Beaux-Arts of Bordeaux from Liénart Publishers, Available at the museum store for €19.

Handicap services

All museum areas are handicap accessible thanks to ramps and elevators. Don’t hesitate to ask for equipment to help you get around the museum. The museum is constantly improving conditions for handicapped visitors. Please contact the museum for further information at
+33 5 56 10 25 25 or by email


The museum does not offer refreshments. However, the surrounding area has lots of cafés, restaurants and carry-out shops. Picnicking is allowed on the benches in the garden.


Photos without flash and without using tripods are allowed in the museum for strictly personal use in order to not damage the works or block paths. Don’t hesitate to mention the museum if you post your photos on social networks! For more information, please contact the museum.


The museum has Wi-Fi access. Ask at the museum entrance.


A changing table is available in the museum bathrooms.
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux © F. Deval

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux © F. Deval.