Deux-Sevres Museums

Centre Regional Resistance et Liberte
The permanent exhibition, original and interactive, presents stories, objects, photographs, archives and multimedia tools to enlighten World War II's history and the French Resistance. It is also a way to go through the history of Poitou and Anjou.
Musee de la Chasse et de la Nature
Museum dedicated to hunting and to the various flora and fauna of the region. At 7 route de Champicard, La Creche (79).
Musee Georges Turpin
Featuring many animated models, soundtracks and light shows, inviting visitors to travel back in time through the citys history with its presentation of archaeological collections and artefacts, which includes a collection of crockery. In Parthenay.
Museum of Rauranum
The museum presents the findings from the excavations undertaken on the town of Rauranum. The town was located at a crosroads on the ancient imperial way linking Limonum (Poitiers) to Santonum (Saintes). In Rom (79).
Museum of Toys and Games
Lead soldiers form part of this large collection of toys and games through the ages. Open all year 14:30-18:00. At 6 rue du Chateau, Mauleon.
Musee dArts et Traditions Populaires Raoul Royer .
Located in the ancient treasury of the Chatelier monks cloister. Highlights: the objects and tools of every country life in the early century. Place des Cloitres, Menigoute (79).
Museum of Tumulus in Bougon
This archeological site was built 2000 years before the Pyramids in Egypt. Based in Bougon (79).
Museum of gardens and rural interests - Prahecq
History of agriculture and gardens with a mini farm for the children. Open every day in summer from 10:00-18:00. Access for the disabled.
Musee du Charronnage et de la Tonnellerie
The museum invites you to discover 2 trades of yesteryear. The sights of the cartwrights and coopers tools, and the collection of cartwheels and barrels.
The Museum of Art and Popular Traditions of Airvault
Located in the medieval ancient abbey of the year one thousand, this museum presents collections very rich linked to the everyday life in the past: farming tools, handcrafted objects, earthenware items, headdresses, clothing, furniture. Contact: Mr Guidez
Museum of Old Miniature Models.
Many trades and crafts, including blacksmiths, horseshoe makers, woodworkers, plumbers, masons, farmers and more. 950 items and small handheld tools are displayed. 50 miniature models of farming machinery. In St Marc la Lande, (79).
Wet Marshes Museum
An educational visit for understanding the Marshes. (Shows, exhibitions). Situated at Place de la Coutume, Coulon (79).

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