Visit the Soulages Museum in Rodez
In the heart of Aveyron, in Rodez, the Musée d’Art Contemporain, dedicated to the work of Soulages, is an exceptional place that will appeal not only to art lovers.
Comprising a permanent exhibition of works by the French painter and engraver, a temporary exhibition space featuring works by major international artists such as Picasso and Alexander Calder, and a gourmet area, the Soulages museum is a unique place of which the town of Rodez is proud.
Now a must-see in Aveyron, the Soulages museum can be reached in 45 minutes by car from the Les Genêts campsite in Aveyron.
With its unique steel-dominated architecture nestled in a 3-hectare park, and its 6,000 m2 of exhibition space, the Soulages Museum is an exceptional venue in Aveyron. The permanent exhibition houses a collection of over 500 works and documents The exhibition includes paintings on canvas, lithographs and serigraphs, paintings on paper, engravings on bronze or copper, his experiments with Outrenoir, and the preparatory work Pierre Soulages carried out during the design of the stained glass windows for the Abbey of Conques.
Opening hours and prices of the Soulages Museum
The Soulages Museum welcomes visitors every day of the year except Mondays and certain public holidays (January 1, May 1, November 1 and December 25). Open from 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00 Tuesday to Friday, and from 10:00 to 18:00 Saturday and Sunday. In July and August, it remains open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Tickets cost €11 for adults.
Admission is free for under-18s, students, jobseekers and certain other groups. Groups of 10 or more receive a discount (€7 per person). An annual subscription (€25) gives free, unlimited access for one year to three Rodez museums: Soulages, Fenaille and Denys-Puech.