Desert museum

The history of Huguenots and Camisards in the Cévennes

The Desert museum houses in the birth home of the Camisard leader Pierre Laporte, also nicknamed Roland. Here you’ll learn about the protestant history. The museum will tell you about how the protestant history shaped the history of the Cévennes and how this cultural and spiritual past can be found back in today’s mentality and culture of the Cévennes. (July, August: every day from 9.30 am to 7 pm / from 1 March to 30 Nov, from 9.30 am to midday and from 2 pm to 6 pm).