Evocative of sunshine, good humor, and friendship, petanque is more than a relaxing sport, it's a tradition!

Discover the Musée de la Pétanque, a favorite sport in the south of France!
The Museum recounts the charming history of the game, with a varied collection of boules, rules and production. And if you stop by the store, you won't leave empty-handed!

Visit to the Pétanque Museum

Visit the Maison de la Pétanque in Vallauris. Discover all the history and secrets of petanque. On the program of your visit: paintings, engravings, books, cinema posters and various objects.

You can also find a large collection of bowling, marbles, boules, Breton palets and English bowls. A small museum rich in history which shows the attachment of men to this charming game.

Visitors can also touch, see and understand the process of making a pétanque ball. Three screens are available so that you can see, as if you were there, the shaping and making of this famous ball.

The museum offers a journey through the centuries, as the game of boule is not new! Through video and other presentations, discover historical testimonies.

House of Pétanque

House of Petanque Vallauris

Boutique Maison de la Pétanque

At the end of the visit, a little visit to the shop is essential to leave with advice, OBUT competition or leisure boules, engraved or not.
You will find a wide choice of brands and competition petanque boules. We guarantee that you will not leave the shop empty-handed...
It's up to you, do we shoot or do we point?

PETANQUE OBUT - house of petanque


Schedules & Rates

Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 6pm.
Open all year round, except in November.


- Adult: 3€
- Children: Free
- Group: 1,5€