Atelier Musée de la Soie

In a village where silk industry was thriving during the 19th century, the Silk Museum allows you to discover every stage of silk yarn production and the lives of women workers in the workshops.

Description

All necessary steps for the confection of this "golden textile" are being confined at the workshop and museum of Silk. Authentic machines, in movement, the cultivation of silkworms, a video which shows the working conditions of the young workers in the factories. 2 videos in English and in Dutch.

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Themes

  • History
  • Sciences and technology
  • Local tradition
  • Arts and culture
  • World of rural agricultural
  • Industry
  • Natural history
  • Mechanical sciences
  • Textiles/fabrics
  • Folk arts and popular traditions

Labels and ranking

  • Vineyards and Discovery Accreditation

Opening

From 01/04 to 30/06.
Closed on Tuesday.
Closed exceptionally on 15/06/2024 and 16/06/2024.

From 01/07 to 31/08, daily.

From 01/09 to 31/12.
Closed on Tuesday.
Closed exceptionally on December 25th.

Visit

Individual tour

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request

Group tour

  • Unguided group tours available permanently
  • Unguided group tours on request
  • Guided group tours on request
  • Average duration of groups visit: 60 minutes
  • Min. group size: 10
  • Max. group size: 50

Rate

Free entry for children < 6 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Payment options:

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cash

Situation

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Amenities and Services

  • Coach access
  • Guided tours
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Wi-fi
  • Lift
  • Toilets
  • Air conditioning
  • Car park
  • Film room
  • Parking nearby
  • Coach parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site