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Bourbon-Lancy, Musée St Nazaire
 
The St. Nazaire church, a rare example of the primitive Romanesque style, on a majestic scale, was once part of the priory founded in 1030 by Anceau de Bourbon.

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The St. Nazaire Museum contains a fine collection of Sèvres, vases, bisques and medals. A vase in pastel blue bears the date 1794.
Bourbon also has a major collection of white clay figurines.
Mrs. Rouvier Jeanlin, who directed the scientific study of the figurines produced at Bourbon, in the Breuil district, in the 1st and 2nd centuries, has 25 different types of Venus attributed to Bourbon coroplaths (ancient clay potters). A figurine from one of these "Bourbon" moulds was found in a necropolis in Riddes (Valais, Switzerland). Mrs. Rouvier Jeanlin DAF No. 25 p.40

Knowledge base
To discover the national collections, you can access the databases of the Ministry of Culture :

Joconde database
 
Practical information
 
Musée St Nazaire

Rue St Nazaire

71140 Bourbon-Lancy

tel. : 0385892323: Mairie


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  Timetable
from 15 June until 15 September.


Entrance fees
Free