Centre d'Éducation au Patrimoine Ospitalea

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 01:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 01:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 01:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 01:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 01:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 12:30 am 01:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Sunday Closed

Opens Monday at 10:00 am

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Location : In the countryside

Province : Basse Navarre

Services

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    • Impossible to miss in the center of the small village of Irissarry, come and discover Ospitalea, this monumental example of traditional Bas-Navarrese farms, old commandery founded by the Knights Hospitaller of the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem (now Order of Malta), now transformed into a Heritage Education Center.

      Owned by the Department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, this Ospitalea heritage education center supports you in discovering local heritage through its events and exhibitions temporary.

      The building tour will allow you to get to know the history of Ospitalea, to appreciate its rehabilitation and the architectural program that guided it.

      In the vast exhibition hall, you will marvel at the exceptional dimension that the impressive framework gives to the exhibitions.

      Visits, workshops, games, shows, storytelling, heritage outings… are scheduled throughout the year to help you discover the facets of Basque heritage : nature, culture, buildings, language, traditional practices and know-how.


      Ospitalea is open all year round
      10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      Monday to Saturday until November 7, 2020
      Monday to Friday the rest of the year


      Free self-guided visit.
      Guided tour, workshops, educational outing from 3€.

      Information on 05.59.37.97.20. or ospitalea@le64.fr

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Traveller Reviews Centre d'Éducation au Patrimoine Ospitalea

4.4 sur 5 11 reviews

  • casille ametsa

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by casille ametsa on 08/08/2020

    Department 64 has entrusted CEP Ospitalea with the mission of heritage education to the general public. I attended several outings with Anne and Emmanuel, the two mediators of the center: a pure treat to learn Basque heritage such as the architecture of Basque farms, the structure of villages, .... our two guides have the art of talking so well about heritage 👏👏👍 The exhibition on laxoa is also worth the trip: complete, very detailed as to the rules of the game with beautiful photographs.

  • Seb

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Seb on 05/02/2020

    Very beautiful 17th century building which has been very well restored and renovated. There is an exhibition hall as well as a media library.

  • Les Pyrénées Basques

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Les Pyrénées Basques on 24/10/2020

    Magnificent exhibition

Traveller Reviews Centre d'Éducation au Patrimoine Ospitalea

4.5 sur 5 5 reviews

  • "Magnifique ferme du 18°S"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by michelsA5099GB (Suresnes, France) on 01/08/2019

    Imposant bâtiment, superbement restauré dans un style néo-contemporain, pour en faire ( entre autre ) la médiathèque du village. Et tous les jeudis, à 15h, une visite ( gratuite) menée par un...

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  • "Un détour s’impose."

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by grdbil (Perigueux, France) on 12/05/2019

    À visiter en prenant le temps. Endroit idéal pour des concerts, trop rare à mon goût. Des pages d’histoire à feuilleter ...

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  • "Une commanderie bien utilisée"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by bellobis (Herouville-Saint-Clair, France) on 07/02/2019

    Cette commanderie chargée d'histoires a été restaurée et est devenue avec l'aide du département une médiathèque et salle d'expos .... très belle édifice surprenant dans un bourg plein de dynamisme.

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Centre d'Éducation au Patrimoine Ospitalea

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Ospitalea
64780 Irissarry

GPS coordinates

43° 15'25.48"N, 1° 13'57.7"W

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