Glass and Stained Glass Museum

A wonderful journey through time: discover the history of glass, olive oil and a sculpture park.

1953 Route de Saint-Pantaléon, D148, 84220, Gordes

Page updated on 20/11/2023

Musée du Vitrail - Gordes

Musée du Vitrail - Gordes

4 km from the village of Gordes, in the park that she has magnificently planted, Frédérique Duran has created three museums.

The first is the Moulin des Bouillons Museum. Located on a Gallo-Roman site, this 16th century bastide houses a 10-metre oak press from the same period, which is classified as a historical monument. This unique place presents everything related to olive oil, a Mediterranean symbol, and its various uses over the years (lighting, body care, history of Marseille soap, etc.).

Musée du Vitrail - Gordes

On the other side of the park, half-buried, the Museum of the History of Glass and Stained Glass evokes 7 millennia of glass history thanks to an exceptional collection of art, utilitarian and scientific objects. The entire glass epic is retraced, from the evolution of stained glass from the Middle Ages to the present day, to the use of glass over the centuries, from the time of the Pharaohs to NASA's scientific research.

These museums, created by Frédérique Duran, a master glass artist, are linked by a path of sculptures that run alongside stained glass windows. The light plays with the bursts of colour, monumental sculptures turn in the wind and are reflected in the ponds...

Musée du Vitrail - Gordes

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Musée de l'Histoire du Verre et du Vitrail
Vitraux Frédérique DURAN
Parc de sculptures Frédérque DURAN
Parc de sculptures Frédérique DURAN
Musée du Moulin des Bouillons Frédérique DURAN

Practical information on Glass and Stained Glass Museum

Opening times and periods

From 01/01 to 31/12.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
Open from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm (5pm from 1 November to 31 March).
Last entry 1 hour before closing time.
Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Price

Full price: 7.50 € Reduced price: 5.50 €. Free entry for children < 12 years.

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