Musée Sainte-Croix

Regional archeology has been represented since prehistoric times with very beautiful Palaeolithic engravings from the Grotte de la Marche.
Gallo-Roman antiquity introduces the visitor to the city of Pictons.
Carved sarcophagi bear witness to Late Antiquity and the High Middle Ages.
A beautiful series of sculptures recalls the extraordinary radiance of the Romanesque workshops in Poitou. In the department of fine arts, the route takes place around painted and sculpted works from the 14th to the middle of the 20th century.
The great artistic currents of the 19th century, neoclassicism, orientalism, Ingrism, symbolism invite the visitor to the works of Camille Claudel.
The beginning of the 20th century is brilliantly illustrated by modern art with great artists such as Bonnard, Vuillard, Sisley, Marquet...


Conditions of visit: Free visit, Guided visit

Further information

Museum themes: Archaeology, Fine Arts, History, Prehistory
Sainte-Croix Museum
3 bis rue Jean Jaures