Old Folk Crafts Museum
The Lizio Folk museum has recreated old world shops, farms., workshops, schools and more for the modern visitor to see how things were done. 70,000 objects on over 2000m2 exhibition space. Open daily. 4km from Lizio, on the D174, direction Ploermel.
Musee des Chateaux en allumettes
Castle Museum of matches located at 12 rue du Calvaire Bizole, Trefleon (56). Includes castles and chapels made out of matches. Open May to late October: Monday, Tuesday: 14:00 - 19:00, Wednesday and Sunday 09:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 19:00. Free entry.
Auray et Ses Cicuits du Patrimoine
There are 3 circular trails to choose from to discover the history of the local heritage - 33 information panels dotted around the town. Alternatively, follow the ermine trail - a trail of golden nails on the ground bearing the Auray coat-of-arm.
Musee de la Resistance Bretonne
Six exhibition halls and 6 hectares of parkland showing major events and items from WWII. Information in English. Open daily except Tuesday, easy parking, picnics and dogs welcome. At St Marcel-Malestroit, between Vannes and Ploermel.
Maison de la Mytiliculture a Penestin
In the little harbour of Trehiguier, the lighthouse features an exhibition about mussel farming and the trade of the mussel farmer through photos, models, tools and videos. Stunning view of the Vilaine estuary from the balcony.
Musee des Arts & Metiers
Museum of popular art and tradition; studios with examples of the tools and works of craftsmen and schools from the start of the 20thC. Closed Mondays. At Largueven, St Gildas de Rhuys.
Village de lan Mil
Reconstruction of a Mediaeval village: homes, work and gardens. Guided visits possible. At Lann Gouh, Melrand.
Musee de la Compagnie des Indes/Ville de Lorient
Displayed here are historical documents and different items such as models, fabrics and pieces of porcelain and furniture recalling how Lorient was linked with the French East India company in the 17th and 18th centuries. Based at La Citadelle.
La Tisserie:Weaving exhibition and workshop
Learn about the weaving trade across the world. This exhibition ranges from archaeology to the techniques of the Dogon people from Mali. The fabrics being woven in the workshop illustrate the fine tradition of weaving. Based at Rue Vincent Renaud(56).
Chateau de Josselin
Doll museum in the medieavel castle. Guided visits in English available at request. At 3 rue des Trente, Josselin (56).
Chateau Musee de Poupees
At the Chateau Josselin, guided tours through this renaissance chateau with exhibition of 600 dolls and paintings. English-language tours on reservation. At 3 rue des Trente, Josselin.
Megalithes de Monteneuf
This sight houses one of the largest sets of standing stones in inland Brittany. Tours and family workshops are available to learn about daily life in prehistoric times - lighting fires, making pottery etc. Based at 1 rue des Menhirs (56).
Guided Tours of Pontivy
Tours of a 15th century Chateau des Rohan; old town, imperial "Napoleonville", 16th-century Saint-Meriadec de Stival Church; 15th - 17th century La Houssaye and sainte-trephine Chapels; Les recollets windmill museum (history of windmills).
Saint-Degan, Ecomusee du Pays
Set in the heart of Saint-Degan village, this museum evokes three centuries of rural life. Visit traditional thatched cottages. Activities are available all year round according to the season.