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Le village de la porcelaine

The company " Le village de la porcelaine " is situated in the entrance of the city of Saint-Yrieix the Pole near Périgord. Saint-Yrieix the Pole is for the origins of the china of Limoges with the discovery of the kaolin by J.B Darnet in 1768.

The village of porcelain is located at the entrance to Saint-Yriex- la-Perche on the Limoges road and is made up of several buildings:

- production sites with workshops,

- the museum which is a former porcelain body mill that has a collection of 2000 rare pieces dating from the 18th century to today. Exceptional pieces in the museum,

- the shop,

- another shop offering second class pieces.


It is a place steeped in history because it’s here that in 1768 J.B. Darnet found kaolin for the first time.



Tableware, blue of oven, boxes, jewels, presents, decoration, creation design, lamps, unique parts and paintings.



Non-guided visits (not including shops) for individuals. Free entry to the museum
Accompanied visits for groups between 10 and 90 people: €2.50 for the museum, the boutique and the workshops. Call in advance for the workshop (closed Sunday)


Le village de la porcelaine


Tél. : 05 55 75 10 38





Opening periods and times for the present year

Open every day except Sundays and bank holidays from 9 am to noon and 2 pm to 6 pm

July - August: open daily from 9.30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 to 6.30 p.m.

Guided tours by appointment

Village de la porcelaine à Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
Village de la porcelaine
Porcelaines JPM à Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
Village de la porcelaine