The Resistance Museum

A place of memory

Located on the site of La Sablière, the museum offers a permanent exhibition on the hostages shot on October 22, 1941, including Guy Moquet.

Temporary exhibition based on the theme of the national contest of the Resistance and Deportation: “Repressions and deportation in France and Europe 1939-1945” (from October 20, 2018 to October 11, 2019).


Le musée de la résistance

Opening of the museum to the public

All year round Wednesdays and Saturdays from 14h to 17h

In July and August from Tuesday to Saturday 14h to 18h

In July and August: guided tours of the quarry and the museum are offered every Friday morning at 10am (duration 45 min). Free without registration.

Groups welcome from Tuesday to Friday (reservation required)

Closed on Sundays, Mondays and holidays

Exceptional closure for the end of year celebrations (consult the website)


 Free admission

Support the Museum by donating

Free visit (estimated duration between 1h30 and 2h00)

Guided tour (only on reservation)

School tour all levels with educational booklet (downloadable from the website)

Documentary projections (on request)

Temporary exhibition (renewed each year on the museum floor)

Events all year (complete cultural program to find on the website)



Useful information :

Mobility impairment : Partially accessible. Accompaniment routinely recommended (slopes, uneven ground).

Coach park.


Resistance Museum
La Sablière
Route de Laval
44110  CHATEAUBRIANT, France
Tel. +33 (0)2 40 28 60 36.

+33 (0)2 40 28 20 90 (Intercommunal Tourist Office Châteaubriant-Derval)