Musée du Cartonnage et de l'Imprimerie


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This County Museum, unique in France, tells the story of the production and printing methods used for cardboard packaging in cardboard capital Valréas, from the mid-19th Century to the present.
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Learn all about the famous 'draft' boxes invented for trade in the silkworm business, as well as cardboard packaging for the perfume industry, pharmacy, jewellery, and confectionary, lithographs, and reproduction of a printing workshop. Come and discover an industry which enjoyed worldwide fame in the early 20th century, and which still thrives today.

Every year, there is a new temporary exhibition. The museum also has a bookshop and gift shop.

Free entry for disabled persons and under 18's.

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  • Toilets
  • Exhibition space
  • Defibrillator
  • Film room
  • Meeting room
  • Parking nearby


  • Coach access
  • Shop
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Dates and times

From 30/09 to 31/12/2023, daily.

From 01/01 to 31/03/2024, daily.

From 01/04 to 29/09/2024, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French


From 30/09 to 31/12/2023
Adult: 5 €
Student: 3 €
Large family: 3 €
Group adults: 5 €
Set price group adults: 3 €
Set price group children: 25 €.

From 01/01 to 31/12/2024
Adult: 7 €
Student: 4 €
Large family: 4 €
Group adults: 5 €
Set price group adults: 3 €
Set price group children: 25 €.

Free entry for children < 18 years, accompanying guides, the drivers, Job-seeker, people with reduced mobility.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Methods of payment

  • Check
  • Cash
  • Bank/credit card


Musée du Cartonnage et de l'Imprimerie
3 avenue Maréchal Foch
84600 Valréas


Longitude : 4.98746
Latitude : 44.382666

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Did you know?

This site is included in the Vaucluse Provence Pass.