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Château des Milandes
Château and gardens des Milandes
The former residence of Josephine Baker
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Ciel clair

Château and gardens des Milandes

The former residence of Josephine Baker
Visit the site of one of the most exceptional women of the 20th century! The tour of this15th century castle (1h45 to 3hrs) gives a wonderful glimpse into the life of Josephine Baker whose fate still remains out of the ordinary. Through the castle's 15 rooms: drawing room displaying Josephine's dresses, Art Deco bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchen, dining room and a room with magnificient 15th century beams that has been dedicated to Josephine Baker's courageous efforts for France during the Second World War.

Dates and opening hours

From 8 February to 8 March: 2.00pm to 6.00pm
From 28 March to 30 April: 10.00am to 6.30pm
From 1 May to 4 July: 9.30am to 7.00pm
From 5 July to 30 August: 9.00am to 8:00pm
31 August to 30 September: 9.30am to 7.00pm
Octobre (except time change): 9.30am to 6.30pm
From 1 Novembre to 11 Novembre: 10.00am to 6.00pm
From 19 December 2020 to 3 January 2021: 11.00am to 7.00pm

Last admission 1 hour before closure
Languages spoken : French and English


  • Falconry Workshop for Children
    from 18/10/2020 to 30/10/2020
    from 14h15 to 14h45
    Daily (except Saturday)
    Come and play in the chateau as a princess or a falconer! Discover the world of birds of prey – with costumes and handling of falconry accessories. Surprises await you.

    For this workshop the children (5-12 yrs) are invited to dress up either as a princess or a falconer to assist the falconer in his work: a playful interlude during which you can learn the art of falconry. The whole family is invited to participate, within the limit of the number of places available: max. 15 children per workshop.


  • Giftshop
  • Restaurant snack
  • Picnic area
  • Free parking
  • Toilets
  • Animals not permitted
  • Photos not allowed
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Holiday cheques accepted
  • Monument historique
  • Jardin remarquable
  • Dordogne en famille
* This route is provided for information. You may have to follow a different route because of works, traffic jam, weather conditions, diversions or other disturbances.

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