From January 28th to May 31st: :
July and August :
From September 1st to December 31 st:
Esperaza Museum is open all year roud (except Christmas and New Year's Day)
Free up to 12 years old accompanies by an adult
A guided visit in English for groups can be arranged on reservation.
Phone : 04/68/74/00/75 Maïl : firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit of musuem only : 3.00€ per person
Possibility of guided tour in English
Visit of museum in morning + Visit of the local patrimony & walk "Le tour des Poux" in afternoon: 5.00€ per person
Schools / Recreations centers / Holidays centers: from 4.00€ up to 5.00€ per pupil or child
Credit card / Bank and postal checks / Cash
How to come ?
By Car :
The Museum of Hatmaking is located in Espéraza in the Department of Aude: 45 km south of Carcassonne and 85 km west of Perpignan.
Train station SNCF of Carcassonne, connection by bus or TER between Carcassonne and Quillan..
SNCF offers train or bus tickets at 1.00 € for 1 journey between Carcassonne and Quillan.
By Plane :
Toulouse Airport : 129km / 1h30 by highway
Perpignan Airport : 82 km / 1h20
Carcassonne: Airport 45 km / 0h45
Motor Homes access
Accessible to dogs on a leash
Espéraza and its surroundings:
Snuggled up in an elbow of the High Valley of the Aude, between Pyrenees and Corbières, the city(estate) of Espéraza is situated at the heart of a particularly attractive region, both by the beauty of its landscapes and by its historic interest and its quality of life.
Doors of the Community of communes Pyrenees Audoises, it invites you to visit all the remarkable sites which constitute tourist this whole vast territory.
The link according to you will allow to discover all the tourist attractions of Pyrenees Audoises near Espéraza:
The Museum of Hat-Making and the Dinosaur Museum are located in the same building.