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Bresse Museum and Domaine des Planons Farm


987 chemin des Seiglières
01380 Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon


Opening periods

From 01/03 to 15/11/2019
Opening hours on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 AM and 6 PM.

From 13/12 to 17/12/2019, daily between 10 AM and 6 PM.


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For families with children: - Birthday parties available; - Free, fun and informative booklets for the children, from picture books to reading books, so you can make the most of the museum as a family; - Giant games, such as traditional Bresse skittle games, Game of the Goose, and many others, as well as a pond-themed discovery area. Gift and book shop. Planons café. 2 picnic areas – one covered area, one under the estate’s oak trees. Wheelchairs available to borrow from reception. Conference room available to rent for business events. A museum pass is available for purchase, entitling the holder to unlimited access to the museum and exhibitions Entry free of charge on the first Sunday of every month.

The contemporary setting of the museum showcases the Bresse way of life and traditional dress, Bresse enamelling and precious jewellery thanks to the region’s unique expertise, not forgetting the rich, Michelin-starred gastronomy of this food-loving region – Bresse chicken is the most famous example of this, and can be found on the menu at the finest dining establishments across France and abroad.

Located on an area of 48 hectares, "La Ferme des Planons" is the highlight of the visit. Classified as a historical monument, it is a remarkable example of the architecture of Bresse with arcaded galleries and Saracen chimney. The farm’s interior has been authentically reconstructed to transport in 1784.
Across the estate, the famous blue-footed Bresse chickens reign supreme, while the giant games and picnic area under old oak trees invite you to stay a little longer. Finally, a stop off at the gift shop will nicely round off your trip.

The museum organises a busy programme of cultural events for all ages. It is awarded the Musée de France and Tourisme & Handicap (Tourism & Disability) labels guaranteeing the quality and making it an unmissable stop on your trip.

Services & Confort

  • Educational visits
  • Coach access
  • Room hire
  • Themed tour
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Booking of general amenities
  • Tour free of charge
  • Guided tours


  • Play area
  • Picnic area
  • Toilets
  • Exhibition space
  • Book shop
  • Defibrillator
  • Film room
  • Meeting room
  • Coach parking


Prices not available.
Free entry for press, mountain guides, subscribers, the drivers, disabled people and accompanying persons.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Animation: € 3 / € 12

Free for free visit and on presentation of proof in good standing for:
children under 26, the press, tourism professionals, Icom card holders, guide-guides, drivers, children accompanied by an adult, people with reduced mobility, people with disabilities and their carers, jobseekers.

The museum is free on the first Sunday of the month.

PassMusées at 7 €: individual and unlimited access for the whole season to the 5 departmental museums (excluding animations).

Transfer: groups only.

Moyens de paiement

Bank/credit card, Cheque, Chèques Vacances, Cash, Credit transfer

Languages spoken

English, French

Facilities for disabled

  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs


  • Circuits de France_POI
  • Indoor
  • Bad weather alternative
  • Open air

OpinionsTrip Advisor

Entrée du muséeMaison d'habitation des Planons, bâtiment classé Monument historiqueElevage de volailles de Bresse sur le DomaineFour à pain de la fermeIntérieur de la maison d'habitation : la chambre des jeunes filles