Musée Despiau Wlérick

The Despiau-Wlérick Museum is home to the largest collection of French figurative sculptures of the 20th century and considered one of the most important museums in the country. It invites you to discover its sculpture garden and its historical 13th century buildings, including a Romanesque chapel. At the end of your visit, enjoy a unique view of Mont-de-Marsan from the terrace of Donjon Lacataye.

  • Topics: Modern / contemporary art, Decorative arts, Fine arts, Prehistory, Natural sciences
  • Secondary Type: Park and garden, Historic site and monument
  • Type: Museum
  • Groups accepted ( minimum : 10 )


Activities on site

  • Specific themed events
  • Workshop for adults
  • Workshop for children
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions


  • Keep
  • Fortified assembly and ramparts
  • Pleasure garden


  • Registered and listed sites
  • Accredited and inspected by the French Museum Authority

Chains and labels

  • Musée de France

Means of payment

  • Cheques and postal orders
  • Cash


  • Animals not allowed
  • Shop



Location:accessible on foot from the tourist office, riverbanks, in the town centre


  • Information panel languages: French
  • Guided tour

Languages tour

  • French


  • Duration visit: 60 min (average)


  • Duration visit: 90 min (average)