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 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 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.
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).