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…

Bean scourge

The bean plague

Yves Guéguen, a native of Leon, brings me a plague to beat the beans. Usually the plunder have a wooden flap. Here the flap is a large iron rod 50 cm long. Usually the handle and the flap are connected by a very solid beef nerve. The scourge of my Read more…

The tooth sickle

A friend of mine just bought a Penn-ti in Morgat. He brings me a toothsickle. Here is what surprises me because I have so far known only sickles with blades. My friend informs me about the use of this tool. According to the Penn-TI salesman, he was used to uproot Read more…

The flax industry

On September 22, 1985 we founded the Museum of Old trades. The statutes were written and we made a list of the trades that we were going to discuss. In this list, the flax industry. I was born in Bodilis in 1930 and remember to have witnessed a ginning of Read more…