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Ornans, Courbet’s Country

Ornans, Courbet’s Country


The town of Ornans in the department of Doubs is famous for the paintings by the French artist Gustave Courbet (1819-1877.) The completely renovated and enlarged Courbet Museum, located on the banks of the River Loue has a permanent exhibition of eighty works of this leading realist painter, who was greatly inspired by the region’s landscapes.

Musée Courbet
Address: 1 place Robert-Fernier
25290 Ornans
Telephone : +33 (0)3 81 86 22 88
Opening Hours
Every day except Tuesday
From July to September: 10am – 6pm
From October to June: 10am – 12pm and 2pm – 6pm
Annual Closure: 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 25th December.

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