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Scribe Museum

                                The Museum of Writing

In the heart of the old village in the narrow, part of the old outbuildings of the castle built in the seventeenth century in local stone perfectly restored to serve as a showcase for a vast collection on the art of writing.


GPS CORDINATES : Lat : 4.08490 / Long : 4.07085

ACCESS : ALES 4 km (SNCF), ANDUZE 8 km, NÎmes 42 km (SNCF-TGV, airport, A9 motorway, UZES 35 km




An obelisk (the pyramid) makes it possible tofind this village which is a suburb of Alès; Saint Christol lez Alès.The museum is located 400 meters from the obelisk next to the church.


Three vaulted rooms welcome you in a warm way. You can visit the 7 rooms with the help of a French/English audio guide. The comments are suitable for everyone, additional explanations for children and for anyone who wishes to have a deeper explanation are available with a simple click of a colorful button.

Audio guides can be used by the hearing impaired through induction loops. All written explanations are also in Braille on the windows.


Addition of welcoming factors :

Parking for coaches and cars within 100 meters, a prize for visually impaired, hearing-impaired, mentally and physically handicapped tourists as well as a South Quality Award of the France.

- Duration of visit 1 hour 30 minutes

- Photos and videos are allowed.

- There ispossibility of pic-on-site.

- The shop sells drinks, souvenirs and special writing materials.

Prices 2023/2024

Adults: € 6.50

Groups (minimum 20 people): € 5.50               

Children from 6 to 10 years: € 4,00

Type of payment accepted: Credit card ,

cash € and cheques


Open every day by reservation for groups and swarm evenings from January 2nd to December 21st.

Every Saturday of the year and every day during the school holidays from 2:00 p.m to 6:30 p.m.

From June 6 to September 15: every afternoon except Sundays and Mondays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.