Château d'Usson

Picot de Lapeyrouse" exhibition

Cultural, Exhibition, Historic in Rouze
  • Journey to the heart of the stones" exhibition.

  • Who was PICOT DE LAPEYROUSE? The first dean of the Faculty of Science? The first mayor of Toulouse? The man behind Toulouse's plant garden? Philippe Picot de la Peyrouse is best known for his work in the natural sciences at the end of the 17th century, but as a specialist in the Pyrenees, this enthusiast left a legacy of books, articles and, above all, his collections, particularly that of mineralogy.
    Included in the collections of the Toulouse Faculty of Science since 1823, the latter...
    Who was PICOT DE LAPEYROUSE? The first dean of the Faculty of Science? The first mayor of Toulouse? The man behind Toulouse's plant garden? Philippe Picot de la Peyrouse is best known for his work in the natural sciences at the end of the 17th century, but as a specialist in the Pyrenees, this enthusiast left a legacy of books, articles and, above all, his collections, particularly that of mineralogy.
    Included in the collections of the Toulouse Faculty of Science since 1823, the latter became a teaching and research tool for a century.

    This pioneer of geology began prospecting and research in the Donezan region at the age of 20.
  • Environment
    • Mountain location
    • Isolated
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Equipment
    • Public WC
  • From July 1, 2024 to September 22, 2024
  • One price
Schedules
Schedules
  • From July 1, 2024 until September 22, 2024
    Open Everyday
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