Welcome to the Museum of Protestantism !

Founded in 1968, a museum of France since 2003, the museum of Ferrières in the Tarn and more widely in the South-West is the first in France dedicated to religious fact and secularism in the history of French Protestantism

Ferrières words are addressed to all visitors regardless of theirbeliefs or disbeliefs : how understand the difficult progress of pluralism and tolerance? why somuch violence, instability, reversals, passion in the religious history of France? What political andreligious ties do they have? What are the resort of religion yesterday and today? This journey through history was conceived with the certainty that knowing one one another’s past is thebest way to learn to live together.

Virtual tour of the museum of Protestantism from the Reformation to Secularism

Practical information

The Museum is closed for expansion works but the museum remains active and offers entertainment and cultural programming 2023 “outside the walls”: Spring March, cycle of conferences, shows…
While waiting for the reopening in 2023, to be informed of our news, stay connected! 

From 2 January 2023 in teleworking

  • Monday to Thursday 8 am to 12 and 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Friday 8 am to 11 am
  • 05 63 74 05 49
  • secretariat@mprl.fr

To help guide your visit  :

Visit assistance on tablet (free)

A set of educational and playful tools is available to the young public at the reception Image tablette 

Enjoy your visit !

Model of one of the ships on which the galley slaves used to row,

Cultural planning : a storyteller Olivier de Robert

Animation at the museum: Walk to discover the heart of the Haut-Languedoc Regional Park.

Series of Lectures at the Museum : “Secularism Today and Tomorrow in France” by Jean-Louis Bianco.

Huguenot refuge: Shadows and silhouettes of a people who had to hide and exile.

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