Réouverture du musée de la Loire de Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire le vendredi 1er mars à 10hBandeau Annonce prog mars-mai 2024Animation : Animusée-vous ! Sur les traces des oiseaux dans l’art et la nature Jeudi 11 avril 2024 18h Musée de la LoireAnimation : Raconte-moi une histoire ! Tibère Jeudi 18 avril 2024 12h30 Musée de la LoireConférence : La Loire naviguée : un fleuve transformé par l’homme Mercredi 24 avril 18h Salle de conférence, 1er étage du Palais de Loire

Welcome to the Loire Museum in Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire!

The Loire Museum is located in Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire in the Nièvre, in Burgundy-Franche-Comté, at the confluence of the Loire and the Nohain River.

The Loire Museum offers you a privileged encounter between the Loire and Fine Arts in the heart of a historical monument: the former Augustinian convent.

The Augustinian convent in the early seventeenth century, print

Model of a Loire barge, Musée de la Loire, COATP 997

We invite you first to embark on a discovery of the history of the Loire, one of the largest rivers in Europe, its navigation, its residents and its sailors.


In a second step, we offer you access to an exceptional Fine Arts collection dedicated in particular to modern painting. It brings together great names of the School of Paris among which stand out Chagall, Dufy, Vlaminck, Utrillo or Derain.

Jules-Emile Zingg, Marine à la Clarté


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The Loire Museum benefits from the name "Museum of France" of the Ministry of Culture.


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