Médiathèque La Manufacture – Fonds de Jazz – La 2ème collection publique de France

The second public jazz collection in France. Jazz documentation disco.

The Manufacture is a real living space where you can read, discover, study, share, play, meet, listen, see, practice and relax all year round. An establishment which brings together a media library and a games library and which offers a rich and varied cultural offering: concerts, workshops, exhibitions, conferences, shows for young audiences, game evenings, etc.

It also houses a heritage collection around Jazz and popular black American music (Panassié, Mansion, Delord, Lafitte collection, etc.): 45 sound or written documents, including many unpublished pieces, which attract researchers from around the world. . 

Every year, exhibitions highlight this collection.

We speak French


Location details

  • Downtown
  • In the city



Suitable for: All audiences, Schools


Opening hours from January 01 to December 31, 2024
WednesdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
FridayOpen from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.



Payment methods

  • Cheque
  • Cash



  • Parking
  • Access for disabled
  • Benefit – Fully Covered


  • Guided group tours
  • Educational visits
  • Shops
  • Guided tours

Activities on site

  • Museum


19 place Bernard-Lhez
12200 Villefranche-de-Rouergue
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