Monastère Royal de Brou


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Useful information

Opening times, fees and directions to plan your visit to the monastery and its museum.

Opening times

Every day:
September 17th to 30th:  9am to 12:30 and 2pm to 6pm
October 1st to March 31st: 9am to noon and 2pm to 5pm
April 1st to June 30th: 9am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 6pm
July 1st to September 16th: 9am to 6pm
Closed on January 1st, May 1st, November 1st and December 25th

How to get here

By car:
Motorway A40: Exit Bourg-Sud

By bus:
Route 5 (to  Ainterexpo): Eglise de Brou bus stop
TUB Bourg-en-Bresse public transport website

Entry fees to the monument

During the work of the church, the entrance of the monument is exceptionally modified:

Standard rate: 6 €
Reduced rate: 4.50 €
Free for visitors aged under 26, EU nationals, teachers, job seekers, those on RMI-RMA benefits, disabled people and their attendants, “Amis de Brou” members (please show valid member’s card).
Tourism professionals: 4.50 €
Group rate (20 adults or more): 4.50 €

Guided tours

  • The church: free (entry fee payment required) – no need for individual visitors to book – booking required for groups.
  • The entire site, museum and exhibitions: available on certain dates for individual visitors and booking required for groups- 4.10 €/person – 3.55 €/person in groups (20 adults or more).
  • Audio tour of the entire site (in French, English, German, Italian and Dutch): - 4.50 €/1 person - 6 €/2 people - 3 €/person in groups (20 adults or more). – Sign language tours of the entire site available to groups (booking only).

Themed tours

Explore the permanent and temporary exhibitions on the first Sunday of every month (November to March). Booking recommended.

Activities for children

Interactive tours and workshops (booking only).


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