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House of the Crier

Exhibition place in town
Do you know this building adorned with an enigmatic head at one of its angles and which seems to scream?
According to oral tradition, it was under this that the town crier announced the fixed prices of goods and other legal declarations.

Did you know?

The town crier meets you every Saturday at 11:44 am, to tell you about the city’s cultural program!

At 11:44 am precisely, in reference to the founding date of the town of Montauban in 1144.

With passion, he makes you discover the cultural heritage of our city, but also his mysterious trunk!

Come closer, it contains objects that at first glance are unusual or intriguing, but which all refer to a beautiful Montalbanese story.

Young and old, the Crier awaits you!

A little history

2 rue Gillaque is an 18th century building overlooking the beautiful Place Nationale, which retains some beautiful older remains, including a 15th century turret and a 17th century gallery.

Restored by the City of Montauban, it now houses the Maison du Crieur on the ground floor, a real place for exhibitions and meetings.


all year

Many activities are offered inside and outside the Maison du Crieur: Conferences on various themes, workshops for young and old, mini-concerts, artistic meetings, books and magazines to read on site, a Monthly “find” displayed in the window …

Find all the news from the Maison du Crieur in our agenda.

Practical information

To prepare your stay


2 rue Gillaque 82000 Montauban


+33 (0)5 63 20 50 36


Tuesday to Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Free admission.