Perpignan Museums and Sites
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Le Castillet - Le Castillet Musee De L'histoire De La Catalogne Nord
History museum for northern Catalognia. Great view from the top - 142 steps
Location: Le Castillet Place de Verdun
Open: All year, 10h30-18h
Closed: Monday; 1 May; 14 July; 25 Dec
Entry: 4 ;, under 25 free; 1st Sun of the month free
Tel: 0468 354 205
Natural HIstory Museum - Museum d'Histoire Naturelle
350 square meters of presentation. Animals rare or disappeared from the eastern Pyrénées, migrating birds, birds of prey, Pyrénées animals, crocodiles, etc.
Location: 12 rue Fontaine Neuve
Open: Mon-Sat, 10h30 - 18h
Closed: Sun; 1 Jan; 1 May; Mon Pentecost; 14 July; 11 Nov; 25 Dec
Tel: 0468 663 368
Palace of the Kings of Majorca - Palais des Rois de Majorque
A 13th-century palace built for a king and queen, in the center of a military citadel in the heart of Perpignan.
Location: Rue des Archers
Open: All year, 7 days. Oct - May 9h-17h; June-Sept 10h-18h
Closed: 1 Jan; 1 May; 1 Nov; 25 Dec
Entry: 4 €, under 12 free
Tel: 0468 344 829
The Palace was opened in the summer of 2013 after being closed four years for renovation.