Located in Montélimar is a magical and colorful museum filled with interesting things to see for the whole family : Le Palais des Bonbons, du Nougat et des Souvenirs or, in English, the Palace of Sweets, Nougat and Souvenirs. It’s a must-visit for families with children visiting this part in the Southeastern area of France while camping in the Drôme Provençale.
The Palace of Sweets, Nougat, and Souvenirs is a delicious return to childhood. Here are some of the highlights:
Le Palais des Bonbons
The Palais des Bonbons or The Candy Place is the historical museum of the place. In a fun way, it explains everything about sugar and the history of sweets, as well as the story of the chocolate and other sweets that children will
La Maison des Jouets
A place full of magic, La Maison des Jouets (the House of Toys in English) is a dive into the world of childhood and games. From wooden toys to video games, from the 1970s to today, the world of toys welcomes curious visitors to take them back to their playful past.
Le musée de la Nationale 7
This museum takes visitors back to the famous holiday route of the 1960s that linked Paris to Menton and passed through Montélimar. It’s definitely interesting for lovers of adventure!
La fabrique artisanale de nougat
Visiting the nougat factory allows you to learn everything about nougat, from the ingredients to the utensils used. This Montélimar specialty will reveal all the secrets just for you.
Badaboum is an indoor park reserved for children ages 1 to 12 years old. There are 60 fun games, which are built for children, including a space reserved for toddlers.
The Palais des Bonbons, Nougat et des Souvenirs is also a candy shop, a Provençal village of figurines, automatons, a sublime collection of dolls, a reconstructed school of yesteryear, an outdoor space, and many other fabulous surprises!
The museums are free to visit. They are open on Monday from 2 to 5:30 pm and from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 to 11:30 am and from 2 to 5:30 pm. Visits end at 12:30 and 18:30. During the school vacations in zone A, the museums are open every day from 10 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 5:30 pm. The Badaboum park is open all year round on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and school vacations in zone A from 10 am to 6:30 pm. The store is open on Mondays from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm and from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm and from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm. During school vacations, it is open continuously from 10 am to 6:30 pm.
The rates for the museums are 10.50 € per adult, 8.50 € for children from 6 to 12 years old, and 6 € for children from 3 to 5 years old, tasting included. Children under 3 years old enter free of charge. Admission to Badaboum Park is €5.50 for children aged 1 to 2 and €8.50 for children aged 3 to 12. Accompanying adults get in for free. Museum + park packages are available at €10.50 per adult, €15.00 for children aged 6 to 12, €13.00 for children aged 3 to 5, and €5.50 for children aged 1 to 2.