visit the museum

Maritime Museum of the Vilaine Opening : 2015 / 2016 season

 

GROUPS : OPEN ALL YEAR LONG BY RESERVATION

 

RE-OPENING TO INDIVIDUAL VISITORS 13 JUNE 2016

 

16th and 17th century mansion house. Eight showrooms which retrace the history of the river, fishing, coastal sea trade, ship building, and a video projection room.

 

In the Vilaine estuary, people knew how to exploit the river and sea resources. Fishing, coastal sea trade, shipbuilding, are all activities which have marked the Town of La Roche-Bernard.

Past memories have also been preserved from shore-based activities.

 

Amongst a collection of nearly 2,000 objects (models, tools, photos, costumes), are objects relating to :

 

- to the fishing and river fishing and river activities

- farming

- daily life in the past

- shipbuilding (including a model of the war ship "La Couronne" which was built on the orders of the Cardinal of Richelieu).

 

 

 

 

For all questions regarding reservations, please contact the LA ROCHE BERNARD tourist information office.

 

 

web site : http://www.tourisme-arc-sud-bretagne.com/

 

email : tourisme.larochebernard@arcsudbretagne.fr