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

10 February 2018 to 11 March 2018: 2pm – 6pm
31 March to 30 April: 10am – 6.30pm
1 May to 10 July & September: 9.30am – 7pm
11 July to 31 August: 9.30am – 8pm
1 to 27 October: 10am – 6.30pm
28 October to 11 November: 10am – 6pm
22 Decembre 2018 to 6 January 2019: 1pm – 7pm

Animations

  • Chateau des milandes animation atelier fauconnerie
    Falconry Workshop
    from 23/12/2017 to 04/11/2018
    during all the school holidays

    Do you dream of being a princess or a falconer? Dress-up and discover the “Raptor World” and all the surprises this holds! Reservation obligatory as places are limited to 20 children, duration 35mins.
    Open for reservations during all the school holidays.

  • Feeding our exotic birds
    from 07/04/2018 to 04/11/2018
    during school holidays

    Accompanied by one of our wardens, the children enter the aviary to feed these beautiful colourful birds; a great and playful way to get closer to nature!

  • chateau des milandes animation spectacle rapaces
    Birds of Prey demonstrations
    from 31/03/2018 to 11/11/2018

    The Birds of Prey demonstrations are presented daily (35mins) in the square on the north side of the castle and features the following raptors: Eagles, Falcons and Owls.
    31 March to 7 April: 3pm
    8 to 30 April: 11.15am, 3pm & 4.30pm
    May, June & September: 11.15am, 3pm & 4.30pm
    July & August: 11am, 2.30pm, 4pm & 5.30pm
    October: 11.15am & 3.30pm
    1 to 4 November: 3.30pm
    5 to 11 November: 3pm

Services

  • 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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