Museum Four des Casseaux (Casseaux Oven)
Listed on the supplementary inventory of Historic Monuments, the Casseaux oven was in operation up until 1960. This double coal-fired oven was built in the early 20th century and is one of 5 ovens still to be seen in the city of Limoges, but the only one which can be visited.
The Espace Porcelaine association runs the museum and hosts temporary exhibitions. It plans to develop the site into a technological museum, in particular through its display of antique machinery.
Very close, the Manufacture Royal Limoges offers in its factory store tableware and china jewelry.
Tableware, other products.
Events, sales area, guided tours, free visits, demonstrations, other services(performances).
Tours in English
Self-guided tours: €4.50 per person.
Children under 12: free. 2.50 euros for students
Group visits by reservation: from €8 per person (based on 15 people)
Guided tours for schoolchildren: €3 per person (elementary, secondary and high school students), duration 1 hour.
Musée du Four des Casseaux
1 , rue Victor Duruy 87000 LIMOGES
Access to the museum and parking next to the Royal Limoges company
Tél. : 05 55 33 28 74
Open all year round from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2pm to 5.30pm except Sundays and public holidays.
Group tours: Upon request, a 1.30 hour guided tour starting from 15 people
Tours available on Sunday upon request several days before
School visits Guided tours