Les Forges de Pyrene, Foix
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Discover the jobs and trades of yesteryear at the 5 hectare (12 acre) Les Forges de Pyrene. Featuring indoor and outdoor facilities, this site presents information on 120 traditional trades. See the impressve collection of 6,500 tools on display in the two museums. Participate in lively workshops run by artisans to learn about trades like blacksmithing, baking, and clog making. The artisans use traditional techniques to create authentic goods, many of which you can purchase in the on-site boutique. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Foix holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Les Forges de Pyrene and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Visite génial, je conseil d'y passé la journée pour en profiter un maximum, et merci aux animateurs surtout pour la forge.Great visit, I Board of there spent the day to enjoy a maximum, and thanks to the animators especially for the forge.show original
Nous avons eu beau temps, un vrai atout pour se promener d’un bâtiment à l’autre. Belle réalisation architecturale, bien intégrée dans la propriété. Un personnel gentil, accueillant et passionné. Nous... read more »We had good weather, a real asset to walk from one building to the other. Fine architectural achievement well integrated in the property. A sweet and passionate staff. We spent 4 hours with pleasure. We missed the pottery which began at 15:00 (too late for us, because we had not eaten and we still had miles to do). Bravo to those who drove the forge and the bakery. They do their job with ease and pleasure. They know how to be funny and interesting. A museum very well done, it's not at all boring. Same applies to the animation "the ages of life."show original
La mémoire préservée. Un travail remarquable de restauration et de conservation. Des gens passionnés qui transmettent un savoir précieux. Une véritable caverne d'Ali Baba. Les animations proposées son... read more »Preserved memory. A remarkable work of restoration and conservation. Passionate people who pass on valuable knowledge. A real Ali Baba Cave. Proposed activities are very interesting, and it does not look at all the exhibits. An essential step, really.show original
Céline & Philippe DECAYEUXA must-see!show original
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