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The Museum of the Château de Laàs offers primary and secondary school teachers various options for a fun and educational outing. You can take a guided tour adapted to the age of the children, participate in one of the 4 workshops or combine one of these activities with the Château des Énigmes’ track game during a day trip.


“A short visit and off we go” for primary school children (up to 8 years) is a 30-minute tour offering a simple and fun approach to the castle and its works of art.

“Myths and Legends” for primary and secondary school children (up to 11 years), a 40-minute visit explaining the importance of Greco-Roman mythology and the influence of various legends in the 18th century.

“Arts and Works” aims to teach school children (from 11 to 14 years) about 18th century decorative arts. Materials, techniques and leading production centres are showcased during this 45-minute visit.


“Create my own fan”:
– duration 1 hour –
During this workshop, primary and secondary school children (up to 12 years) make a fan with paper and wood and decorate it. They discover the subtle details of what was much more than an accessory in the 18th century. Workshop can be adapted for children from 2/3 years of age.”

Workshop “A Story of feathers”
– duration: 1 hour –
This workshop offers an introduction to the art of calligraphy. After learning the basic concepts, primary and secondary school children (up to 12 years) use a quill to write an extract from a fable by Jean de la Fontaine.”

“Mythology” workshop
– duration 1 hour –
After learning about Greco-Roman mythology and the different gods with the help of the works of art at the Château de Laàs, the pupils will decorate a wheat bran plate following the style of Greek pottery. To be completed by the “Myths and Legends” visit.


“Auction at the Museum”: During this one-hour workshop, school children (from 11 to 14 years) step into the shoes of art experts. At the start of the workshop, they choose the work they want to showcase and put up for auction. Once they have their sales pitch, they present their work in small groups so that the other students, potential buyers, are won over by it and start to raise the stakes. Developing a pitch, understanding decorative arts and public speaking are the focus of this workshop. To be completed by the “Arts and Works” visit

“Example of a a Typical Day: “GAME TRAIL+WORKSHOP PASS”

  • 10 am: arrival of the bus and welcome by a dedicated tour guide
  • 10.30 am-11.30 am: workshop in the Orangery of the Château de Laàs
  • 11.30 am-12.30 pm: first part of the Château des Énigmes game trail
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm: lunch break (a shaded or sheltered picnic area is reserved for each class)
  • 1.30 pm-3.30 pm 2nd part of the Château des Énigmes game trail
  • 3.45pm: bus departs


The price depends on the activities chosen and the age of the pupils.

Download Schools and Recreation Centres Brochure 2024

If you have any questions, the Museum team is at your disposal to help you prepare your visit by calling +33 (0)5 59 38 91 53 or writing to
Once you have booked online, you will receive an email containing information about your school outing and we will then contact you regarding organisation.

A coach parking area.
A shaded (or sheltered) picnic area reserved for each class.
One guide free of charge for every 6 students.