Tour Jean sans Peur

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
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The Tour Jean Sans Peur (1409-1411) is the only remaining vestige of the medieval palace of the Dukes of Burgundy.

Today, a permanent exhibition in the six rooms of the tower (now listed as a Historic Monument) portrays the history of early-15th-century society and architecture.

When visitors get to the top of the grand staircase, they see a beautiful plant-sculpted vault. In one of the upper rooms, reconstructions (stained-glass windows, furniture, latrines) recall the comfort and decoration found in a royal residence. Temporary exhibitions give visitors an idea of everyday life in the Middle Ages.

Offerings and services:

  • Information leaflet in ten languages

  • Permanent museum exhibition translated into English

  • Unaccompanied tours of the site and temporary exhibitions

  • Areas for rent

  • Hire of temporary exhibitions

Events and activities:

  • Two game-tours for children (children under 6 and children aged 7-12) available in English

  • Guided tours by external guide (tour, temporary exhibitions, district) and breakfast, snack or aperitif

  • For individuals: translations in english available for permanent and temporary exhibitions

Opening and closing times

All year round, every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday between 1.30 pm and 6 pm. Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.

Rates

Free entry for children < 6 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

GROUPS (from 8 to 25 pers.) on reservation :

PER SPEAKER FROM THE TOWER
• Tour or exhibition: €10/ TR €7 per pers.
• Tour and exhibition: €15/ TR €11 per pers.
• Tour and 3 district circuits of your choice (Les enceintes médiévales / les Halles / Saint Eustache) : €15 / TR €11 per pers.

BY EXTERNAL GUIDE (up to 25 pers.) :
Guided tour - admission fee only: €4 per person. (no minimum - 25 pers. max.)

- Breakfast supplement (tea, coffee, orange juice, mini-viennoiseries): 7€ per pers.
- Supplement aperitif (red, white, champagne method, soft, biscuits and cold meats): €9 per pers.

Adult: 6 €
Student: 4 € (Prices for teachers also)
Job seeker: 4 €
Disabled: 4 € (Disabled person and attendant).

Free entry for children < 6 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Reception

Types of customers

  • Children

Groups

  • Minimum number of people : 10

Animals

  • Animals accepted

Additional information

  • Offerings and services :
  • • Information leaflet in ten languages
  • • Permanent museum exhibition translated into English
  • • Unaccompanied tours of the site and temporary exhibitions
  • • Areas for rent
  • • Hire of temporary exhibitions
  • Events and activities :
  • • Two game-tours for children (children under 6 and children aged 7-12) available in English
  • • Guided tours by external guide (tour, temporary exhibitions, district) and breakfast, snack or aperitif
  • • For individuals: translations in english available for permanent and temporary exhibitions

Visits

Types of visits available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Unguided group tours on request
  • Guided group tours on request

Average length of visit

  • 90 minutes (individual)
  • 90 minutes (groups)

Services and facilities

Facilities

  • Parking

Languages

Spoken languages

  • French

Documentation languages

  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Visit languages

  • French

Languages of educational signs

  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Additional information

Multimedia guide available in French

Accessibility

  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

One free exhibition of the parisian heritage is available on the ground floor

Museography on 6 floors of visit

Guided visits in adapated groups

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Booking

  • For groups :
    Booking required
    Dealine reservation : 20 days
    External guide accepted