Guardian of the history of Cusset, the museum of the Prisoner Tower offers, through the diversity of its collections, to discover the history and the urban development of the City. This Site Museum offers a special setting for visits since it is deployed within the very last artillery tower from the fortifications built in the 15th century, on the orders of Louis XI. To complete this immersion in the Middle Ages, the museum offers guided tours of the famous underground passages, other witnesses of the splendours of the 15th century which forever marked the history of Cusset.
Guided tours of the underground passages departing from the museum every hour according to opening hours (duration: 1 hour).
- In May, June and September, only on weekends, bridges and public holidays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- In July and August, every day from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Guided tours of the underground passages every hour according to the opening hours of the museum (departure from the museum).
- Possibilities of off-season visits, only by reservation, for groups.
Rue des Fossés de la Tour Prisonnière
longitude : 3.45650