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Architecture and Heritage Interpretation Center
With a breathtaking view of the main courtyard of the Old College, the Center for the Interpretation of Architecture and Heritage unfolds behind the large windows on the first floor.
A place of exhibition and culture, the CIAP is also the seat of the tour guides, who tell you with passion the secrets of the city during the guided tours.

CIAP exhibitions

Immerse yourself in the urban development of Montauban, between the walls teeming with history of the permanent exhibition.

Take advantage of your visit to wander through the settings of the temporary exhibitions that change according to the themes and news. Get to know a monument, a neighborhood, take a look behind the scenes of restoration projects, or even the city’s contemporary developments.

Guided tours

The best way to discover the City of Ingres and its treasures? Follow the guide ! Let yourself be lulled by the unforgettable comments and anecdotes of the tour guides.

From the essential “Let yourself be told Montauban”, to the festive “To the health of the Place Nationale”, passing by the unusual “Visit in kayak”, the CIAP offers you all year round, a rich and variety of guided tours.

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CIAP's missions

Administrative service of the city of Montauban, the CIAP is faithful to its vocation of sharing and transmitting heritage, in particular with the organization of workshops for children, guided tours but also work on the preservation and collection of buildings and of the heritage data of Montauban.

Its multiple tasks, carried out with passion, have enabled the city to be labeled City of Art and History since 1998.

Useful information

To organize your visit




+33 (0)5 63 63 03 50


Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.