This library is one of the most beautiful XNUMXth century buildings in Cahors. In neoclassical style, it is the work of the architect Jean Rodolosse who drew his inspiration from the great models of the 40th century. The interior space is organized around a large rectangular consultation room, organized in regular bays on two levels, and whose wall paneling is entirely lined with books. Two spiral staircases lead to the upper gallery. The ceiling is decorated with leaf and flower garlands surrounding rosettes. The collections are very rich, combining manuscripts, incunabula, printed matter. The encyclopaedic fund brings together 000 documents.
Duration of visit: 60 mnLanguage(s) of the visit:
Open to the public on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
Groups by appointment all year round.