Émile Guillaumin Museum

1. The house of Émile Guillaumin.   2. Émile Guillaumin.   3. The museum.  

The museum presents the life and work of the “peasant writer” as he called himself. Born in Ygrande (1873-1951), he was the first to describe and defend the cause of the peasantry through his writings. His work as a trade unionist, mutualist and agricultural journalist contributed to improving the living conditions of the people of the land. The museum offers a staging of the work of Emile Guillaumin and the daily life of the man who was also called “the Sage of Ygrande”. (Audio-visual room. Sound system with reading of texts by Émile Guillaumin. Marked hike in the countryside “In the footsteps of Émile Guillaumin”).

Useful information :

Days and times :
From May 1 to September 30 every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
And public holidays.

Address :
Les Vignes
Phone number :
04 70 66 30 66

E-mail address :

Website :

GPS coordinates :
latitude : 46.55528
longitude : 2.95360