Écomusée de la Truffe

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Sunday Closed

Opens at 10:00 am

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Useful information

Location : In the countryside

Province : White Périgord

Services

  • Credit card accepted
  • Groups
  • Parking
  • English
    • Housed in a fully renovated 19th century farm, the Écomusée de la Truffe welcomes you at the entrance to the village of Sorges. The car parks on each side of the RN 21, spacious and easy to access, allow close parking.

      The museum located on the first floor of the building is accessible by a ramp, the ground floor is occupied by the reception, the tourist information area and the shop specializing in truffles and local products. The sale of truffles (fresh in season or canned) and all our products can be done remotely by simple phone call.

      The visit of the museum will reveal the mysteries of the black diamond to you, through a completely renewed museography, the discovery path will lead you to the limestone causse to discover the flora and fauna peculiar to truffle trees.

      Guided tours, tastings possible all year round and demonstration of cavage in season. Services only on reservation.

      From mid-June to mid-September open daily from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
      The rest of the year open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., open Sunday morning in January and December.
      Closed on public holidays except Whit Monday, July 14 and August 15.

      Information and appointment at the Truffle Ecomuseum
      Telephone : 05.53.05.90.11
      Email address : ecomuseedelatruffe@grandperigueux.fr
      Website address : www.ecomuseedelatruffe.com

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Traveller Reviews Écomusée de la Truffe

3.8 sur 5 266 reviews

  • Linda Foulger

    2 sur 5 Reviews posted by Linda Foulger on 09/06/2019

    I went expecting to learn something fascinating about truffles in this village at the centre of truffle hunting but the entire exhibition is resolutely in French apart from one video so it is basically static reading. There's a single sheet of paper in English grudgingly offered at the ticket entrance (and demanded back) that isn't anything like adequate. American visitors must also be as disappointed as I was. There isn't a shop, it's all a bit lacklustre and jumbled up. Lots of missed opportunities here.

  • Rick Watts

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by Rick Watts on 09/06/2022

    The museum is informative. The “truffel walk“ is only a walk except in December and January when truffels can be found.

  • Brian Horakh

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by Brian Horakh on 08/03/2020

    5 Euro entrance, fun little museum and bookstore with an english guidebook. I wish I had studied a bit more in biology but still enjoyed learning more about the most tasty fungus!

Traveller Reviews Écomusée de la Truffe

3.5 sur 5 75 reviews

  • "Much room for improvement"

    2 / 5 Reviews posted by flofinou10 (London, United Kingdom) on 14/07/2021

    We wanted to visit this museum in the supposedly best place to be for truffe. From the outside, the place looked closed, but it was actually open. Nothing could let us think it was open and...

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  • "Awful"

    1 / 5 Reviews posted by josh987654321 (Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom) on 24/09/2020

    Boring and tiny. People inside were not wearing masks and coughing, which made us uncomfortable. Very expensive jarred truffles that you can purchase for a fraction of the cost elsewhere. Avoid!

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  • "What a shame for Truffle village Sorges"

    1 / 5 Reviews posted by Robert1661 (Simondium, South Africa) on 05/06/2019

    A true ecomuseum all about truffles. That is what it says. Unfortunately with the worst service I ever experienced. The two ladies behind the counter were not interested to explain or help. One lady...

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Écomusée de la Truffe

Address

2 route des Truffières
24420 Sorges

GPS coordinates

45° 18'20.5"N, 0° 52'23.81"E

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