Oven heats at wood fire

Feast of AUTUMN

Tuesday, October 22, the museum opens to celebrate AUTUMN on the themes of bread baked in a wood fire, traditional butter made in churn, recipes based on apples, based on pumpkins. The granite oven is back in service, despite his age he already practiced the rotating heat! and, because of Read more…

Metal Festival, Sunday, June 16, 2019

On display this Sunday

Sunday the three Smiths of the Museum will come out their anvmes in the courtyard, and will invite you to hit the metal rod “red heated” under the embers to give it shape. At the same time, Malo Kervern, will tell you the history of the metal, and will make Read more…

Sunday, April 7, reopening

Here comes the time to welcome you to the museum after the work of this winter. Inside: Rearranged collections, repositioned workshops, improved lighting-outdoors: Completely renewed beds await you. and proof of our vitality, new volunteers joined the Museum: Bourrelière, Griddle, embroiderer, stone-cutter, blacksmith… This season we will carry out two Read more…

Autumn Festival

Last dates of October

Apple, chestnut, pumpkin are at the rendezvous these last afternoon of October before the museum’s slumber. On Sunday, come and test knowledge and sagacity through the quiz that will be offered to you. Great lots to the key.

Thank you Daniel and Marcel

Thank you Marcel and Daniel

Apple juice … “We left school on foot to the old trades.” We saw Marcel and Daniel and their colleagues make the juice. They washed the apples, then they rolled them onto a wooden plank into a wicker basket. They put the apples in a hole in the machine. They Read more…

Oh, what beautiful breads !

October Appointments

Tuesday, October 23 and again Tuesday, October 30 Making old-fashioned butter Baking bread to wood fire         Thursday 25 October Chestnut and apple in all their forms   Sunday, October 28th: the Feast of Autumn Apples, cider Pumpkin and chestnutsPreparation of apples: butter, sugar

From wood to axe

Next Sunday at the Living Museum of old trades in Argol, visitors will be able to witness a demonstration of wood rendering with an axe. In fact, Marc Lefèvre, a wood professional in Poitou, will show how, by working on an axe, a log of chestnut, oak or sometimes pine (depending on the region), one manages after several hours of work, to obtain a piece of wood to Frame of the ordered form. (more…)