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Architecture and Heritage Interpretation Center
With an unobstructed view of the courtyard of honor of the Old College, the Center for Interpretation of Architecture and Heritage unfolds behind the large windows of the second floor.
Place of exhibition and culture, the CIAP is also the seat of the guides lecturers, who count to you with passion, the secrets of the city during the guided tours.

The CIAP exhibitions

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

Take advantage of your visit to meander through the settings of the temporary exhibitions, which change according to the themes and current events. Get to know a monument, a neighborhood, discover the backstage of restoration sites, or the contemporary developments of the city.

Guided tours

The best way to discover the Cité d’Ingres and its treasures? Follow the guide! Let yourself be lulled by the unforgettable comments and anecdotes of the guide speakers.

From the unmissable “Let yourself be told about Montauban”, to the festive “A la santé de la Place Nationale”, through the unusual “Visit by kayak”, the CIAP offers you a rich and varied program of guided tours all year long.

Download the program

CIAP's missions

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

Her multiple tasks, carried out with passion, have allowed the city to be labeled Ville d’art et d’histoire since 1998.

Practical information

To organize your visit




05 63 63 03 50


Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.