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…

Not to be missed

The Museum will resonate on 16 June with the noise of the anvil in an unprecedented incandescent concert. Three forges will function in the courtyard to invite visitors to observe and even to learn about iron work. All the know-how of the masters of the metal will be presented and 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…

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…)