Museum

Musée national de Port-Royal des Champs

Route des Granges - 78114 Magny-les-Hameaux

78 - Yvelines

Musée national de Port-Royal des Champs, façade, Paris © Musée national de Port-Royal des Champs

Description

The stronghold of Jansenist thought in France, the Abbaye de Port-Royal des Champs is marked by its conflict with the French monarchy. Founded in 1204 in the Chevreuse Valley, it was destroyed, by order of the King, in 1711. Today, visitors to this vast 30-hectare estate can discover the ruins of the abbey, a 13th-century dovecote and the building (17th century) with its ‘small schools’ which houses a national museum exhibiting 17th- and 18th-century paintings and engravings.

Architectural style

  • Classique

Collections

  • Dessins
  • Gravures
  • Histoire
  • Littérature
  • Peinture

Epoque des collections

  • Baroque (XVIe - XVIIe)
Membre du Paris Museum Pass

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Member of the Paris Museum Pass

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Full price : €4.50. Reduced : €3. Parc : €1

Group tour

Groups of more than 10 people: €4/person.

Free

Free entry to the ruins. Free entry to all on the first Sunday of each month. Consult the website for all exemptions.

Free for young people and children

Under 25 years old

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard

Closing times

Tuesday

Opening times

November to March: Monday to Friday, 10am-12pm and 2pm-5.30pm; Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, 10.30am-6pm. April to October: Monday to Friday, 10am-12pm and 2pm-6pm; Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, 10.30am-6.30pm. The abbey ruins are open only on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, 1pm-6pm (or 6.30pm).

Exceptional opening

  • Easter
  • Easter Monday
  • Ascension Day
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • Whit Monday
  • 14 July
  • 15 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November

Voir la carte

Musée national de Port-Royal des Champs

Route des Granges
78114 Magny-les-Hameaux
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 39 30 72 72
musee.port-royal@culture.gouv.fr
www.port-royal-des-champs.eu

  • RER - Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse
  • Bus - 464, Sqybus, Baladobus
  • Baladobus: every Sunday from April to October departing from the Gare de Saint-Rémy-les-Chevreuse.

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof

Accessibility information

The Port-Royal des Champs site is partly accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Do not hesitate to contact the museum for car access up to the abbey ruins, in the farmyard and for the first-floor rooms of the 'small schools'.
The museum and the 'Amis des Granges' offer tours aimed at people with hearing or visual disabilities.

More details on accessibility

Museum in the same district: 78 - Yvelines

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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