Opening times and access
- AdmissionRestaurantThe library-bookshop
Courtyard and ramparts – freely accessible
Open 7 days a week: 8.30 am to 7 pm
1 July > 31 August: 8.30 am to 8 pm
Château interiors, museum and exhibition
10 am to 6 pm, closed Mondays
1 July > 31 August: 10 am to 6 pm, 7 days a week
Ticket booth closes 30 minutes before closing
Site annual closing dates: 1 January, 1 May, 1 November, 25 December
Château des ducs de Bretagne
Musée d’histoire de Nantes
4 place Marc Elder
44 000 — Nantes
Arrival by public transport
Tramway > line 1
Busway > line 4
Duchesse Anne Stop
10 minutes walk from the SNCF train station.
Coming to Nantes
High-Speed Train (TGV)
From Paris: 2 hours (20 trains per day)
A11 from Paris – A83 from Bordeaux
30 minutes from Saint-Nazaire, and 1 hour from Rennes, Angers and the coastline by car.
Cathédrale, Moulin-Mairie, Baco, Cité internationale des Congrès…
La Loire à vélo (from Angers / Tours / Blois)
La Vélodyssée (from the canal de Nantes à Brest / Les Sables d’Olonne)
Download the access map and find all the necessary information to prepare your visit.
To ensure the safety of our visitors, the Château des ducs de Bretagne is strictly applying the security measures decided by the french authorities.
The Château des ducs de Bretagne is fully opened. It is strongly recommanded not to bring suitcases and luggages to the museum.
Luggages and items are not allowed.
Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience and delay which may be caused by the extra security checks at the entrance.