À partir du 21 juillet 2021, l’accès aux monuments et musées du Département d'Indre-et-Loire nécessite la présentation d'une pièce d'identité et d'un certificat sanitaire :

  • Certificat de test PCR ou antigénique négatif de moins de 48h avec QR Code.
  • Certificat de test positif d’au moins 15 jours et de moins de 6 mois avec QR Code.
  • Certificat de vaccination complet avec QR Code.


From 21st July 2021, access to the monuments and museums of the Indre-et-Loire Department requires the presentation of an identity document and a health certificate:

  • Certificate of negative PCR or antigenic test less than 48 hours old with QR Code.
  • Positive test certificate at least 15 days old and less than 6 months old with QR Code.
  • Complete vaccination certificate with QR Code.


The Saint-Cosme priory, residence of Ronsard

The priory of Saint Cosme was, according to the 12th century canons, “heaven on earth that prepared the way to true paradise.” The long history of this monastery, uncovered by major archaeological digs, is revealed... Its symbolic and diverse architecture will carry you through the centuries and throughout the imaginary world of Ronsard. Dive into the heart of the works by Ronsard through an original and interactive journey. The home of the prior tells you about the life of Pierre de Ronsard and reveals the riches of his works. The story continues in the gardens, showing you one of the hidden sides of Ronsard, lover of botany, gardening and flowers...

Open all year round (except 25/12 and 01/01)

  • From 2nd January to 31 March and from 1st November to 31 December :  10am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 5pm (closed on Tuesdays)
  • From 1st April to 31 May and from 1st September au 31 October : 10am - 6pm
  • 1st June - 31 August : 10am - 7pm

INFORMATION - COVID19 BACKGROUND : In view of the reception conditions put in place for everyone's safety, access control at the entrance may take a little longer than usual. We thank you for your patience.

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