Musée du Santon et Traditions de Provence FONTAINE-DE-VAUCLUSE

Open every day from 1 March to end of December from 10.30am to 6pm (8pm in July & August). Open only Saturday and Sunday in January and February.

The world's best and biggest collection of santons from Provence, with over 2000 santons of all sizes. 95 different santon makers display their work, from the beginning of the century to the present day. 60 crèche scenes, the old trades, little villages, scenes from Pagnol representing Provence and its traditions. The smallest crèche in the world (39 santons in a nutshell - Guinness record, TV). Work by over 100 santon makers from throughout Provence, 22 of whom have won the Gold Medal for "Meilleur Ouvrier de France" (Master Craftsman award). 
Free for children under 5.

Adress / Contact

Place de la Colonne
84800  Fontaine-de-Vaucluse
See phone number(s)
T. 04 90 20 20 83
T. 06 07 71 56 15
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