Practical Information

Opening Hours

16 May to 20 September: 11am-7pm (Please note: exceptional opening hours during the period of de-confinement: 11am to 6pm)
21 September to 3 January: 11am-6pm
Annual closure from 4 January to 5 February 2021

Open daily except for 25 December and 1st January.

Please note: special access conditions during the dismantling and mounting of the exhibition areas and for private viewings.

– Closed on Wednesdays: 17 June, 22 July, 2 September, 14 October, 25 November
– Closed on Thursdays:  18 June, 23 July, 3 September, 15 October, 26 November
– Open on Fridays depending on our technical limitations – paid entry : 19 June, 24 July, 4 September, 16 October, 27 November
– Saturdays when there are private viewings: paid 11 am to 2 pm; free entry  from 2 pm
20 June, 25 July, 5 September, 17 October, 28 November

N.B. The shop and bookstore area remains accessible at no charge when exhibitions are being mounted and dismantled


Prices for 2020

The shop and bookshop areas can be accesses free of charge for all visitors.
Full price for individuals: 3 €

Membership card entry : 10 €
Annual subscription which allows you free entrance to the exhibitions for a year.

Reduced price: 2 €
Groups of more than 10 people, young people between the ages of 15 and 25, YEP’S scheme, recipients of minimum social benefits, job seekers, disabled civilians or victims of war, holders of the “Big Family” card

Free entrance*: 

ACLB members and benefactor members, members of the AIC (International Academy of Ceramics), members of the “devenir”, children under the age of 14, ICOM or IKT cardholders, journalists, holders of the Pro Tourisme BerryPass, Maison des Artistes.
*Upon presentation of proof that is under three months old.

Pass La Borne

La Borne Pass

This pass enables you to enter two or three of La Borne’s exhibition spaces associated with ceramics, at a reduced price and depending on their opening times.

There are 2 ticket options:
– Ticket for the Ceramics Centre/Pottery Museum: €6
– Ticket for the Ceramics Centre/Pottery Museum/Ivanoff Museum: €8
Tickets on sale at the Contemporary Ceramics Centre of La Borne and at the Vassil Ivanoff Museum.

Opening Hours of the Pottery Museum:
From 3 pm to 6 pm
Every weekend and on bank holidays during school holidays from Easter to Halloween.

Opening Hours of the Vassil Ivanoff Museum:

Wednesday to Sunday
From 4 July to 30 august 2020
11 am -1 pm / 3 pm -6 pm

And during the European Heritage Days :
19-20 september

Geographical Location

The Centre of Contemporary Ceramics of La Borne is located in the village of La Borne (attached to the towns of Henrichemont and Morogues) on the Departmental Road 22.

We are located:

  • 25 minutes from Sancerre 35 minutes from Bourges 90 minutes from Orléans 2.30 minutes from Paris

Coming to La Borne

GPS Coordinates:

Town: Henrichemont
Address: La Borne d’en Haut
Latitude : 47.285508 – Longitude : 2.5788210000000618

By car:

A71: exit Vierzon Centre
A77: exit Sancerre

By Public Transport:

Take the train to Bourges Station (from Paris take Austerlitz Station)
Then catch the bus: Bourges Train Station/Henrichemont: line 105
To find out about times and prices:
Henrichemont is located 5 Km away from La Borne.


We can accept payment by cheque an card.