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Address: Rue des Casernes, 81200 Mazamet, France
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+33 5 63 61 56 56
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10:00 - 16:30
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Wed - Sat 10:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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At the gates of the Haut Languedoc's Natural Park, at the heart of the...

At the gates of the Haut Languedoc's Natural Park, at the heart of the Black Mountain and Cathar Country, in a beautiful 19th century abode, discover Mazamet's Cathar Museum. Follow the cathar good-men and good women's footsteps, find about their history, their beliefs and their rituals during the Crusade and the Inquisition.The visit includes soundtracks, videos and reconstitution, in order to bring you to the heart of the Middle Ages and to understand the cathar tragedy....

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Mazamet and the Museum of Catharism

A pleasant town with hospitable locals. Main purpose was to visit the Museum of Catharism. We were not disappointed. It contained an excellent display and clear explanations of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2015
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Wollongong, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

This museum is actually upstairs inside the Tourist Office. It costs 3Euro to get in. All the displays are in French only and the 2 videos and one other audio are only in French. What they do for other languages is give you a leaflet that explains everything. So basically, we sat on seats to read the leaflet. Other than... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

A pleasant town with hospitable locals. Main purpose was to visit the Museum of Catharism. We were not disappointed. It contained an excellent display and clear explanations of Catharism. It provided the ideal starting point for our three week tour through Cathar Country in the Tarn, Ariége and Aude. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2011

This is a real gem of a museum located in Mazamet which is an interesting town in its own right. We travelled over La Montagne Noire and marvelled at the scenery lthough this is certainly not a route to take in winter: the road is narrow and winding and meeting other vehicles can be disconcerting as there is no margin... More 

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