The Gévaudan museum is a regional project comprising the rehabilitation and extension of an island in the heart of the city, including 17th-18th century plots. protected as Historic Monuments. Inscribed in the wake of an ancient museum history (Society of Letters, Sciences and Arts of Lozère and its first museum in 1836, Ignon-Fabre departmental museum from 1976 to 1995). This new equipment is intended to be plural and accessible to all.
At the same time historical monument, museum of France, heritage space and third place, the project offers a deployment on 3 levels and almost 1200m².
Ground floor: living and discovery spaces open to the territory; heritage spaces shared with the Land of Art and History Mende & Lot in Gévaudan and its architecture and heritage interpretation center (CIAP).
1st floor: permanent exhibition around the Nature & Culture axis (400m²). From the first traces of life to contemporary creation, including the Beast of Gévaudan... Varied typologies: painting, sculpture, archaeology, natural sciences, ethnography...
2nd floor:temporary exhibitions (200m²) and workshops.