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Ecomusee de Marqueze, Sabres

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Discover country life as it used to be at Ecomusee de Marqueze. Accessed by old-fashioned train, the attraction transports you into rural farm life during the 18th and 19th centuries. You'll see several buildings filled with authentic furniture and tradespeople, plus animals that are allowed to roam freely. Watch artisans create traditional baked bread, roast duck, and homemade jam, among other treats. Plan your Ecomusee de Marqueze visit and explore what else you can see and do in Sabres using our Sabres vacation route planner.
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  • Great tour to do. Our 3 year old son loved the little train ride (we also) and all the animals on the site. We spent a pleasant day.
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  • It's already 2 times I go to the ecomusée Marqueze, get on the train to join the site is already exotic! An activity to practice with family or friends.
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  • reconstruction of a typical Dutch village with bread making, and rural activity of the landes of the waders. Faithful reconstruction of heritage not to forget, for the family, interactive with the child such as SOAP making... Do also during the night during the heritage days
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  • . Not a theme park, a journey back in time” A very pleasant day can be spent here - we have visited several times and enjoyed it each time. TIP 1 Find out the times of the little train that takes you there, otherwise you'll be waiting at the station with nothing to do (there is no road access) TIP 2 Buy the fresh-baked bread made from flour milled on the premises - gorgeous! TIP 3 Very young children will be bored and fractious - it's not a theme park, there are no rides or slides. Ages 7 and above. TIP 4 take bottles of water and hats in the summer months - it can get very hot moving round. How many years have we been coming here? Too many to count! But the fact that we keep coming back tells you something very important: it's worth it. From catching the little olde-worlde train to get here, to peering inside the old houses and farm buildings, to walking around the lovely grounds and to learning (re-learning!) so much about life in the past, it's a great experience. Not for the toddler age group, but even teens will find something of interest. Especially as there's no wifi, so they will HAVE to ignore their phones! .
  • Nice atmosphere, you really get the idea how it was back in the end of the 19th century, living in an ancient French village.
  • For a very attractive entry price (not even €40 for a family), we access the site for the entire day. We can start by the Museum in front of the train station, then take the train (at will) to get to the village of Marqueze. Change of scenery, we forget everything in our world to delve into the past. The site is beautiful, "locals" do us discover their village and the trades of another era, and I recommend you as long as you are there to have lunch at the restaurant, because the food is also delicious as they are surprising, the well stocked plates, and again for a very reasonable price. Are you fun, find, and let your children discover a village where time has stopped and peaceful, with a rich culture to discover.
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  • Here we brought together the buildings and objects that tell the peasant life in the Heath in the 19th century. I go there for years with the same pleasure, as the place grows regularly. There are elements of a farm of the era, with its field of rye and millet, his garden, his garden, his animals (pair of oxen hitch, pig in his pen, sheep and free-range geese troop, hive). The mill is in operation and grinds the grain harvested in the field to the millstone. The wood cooked the bread from the oven, for sale on-site. I recommend especially the bun at the ham (a generous slice of raw ham, slipped into the dough at the same time she cooked) and tasty pastis landais. Access to this place by a small train. Young and old spend pleasant hours both informative and fun. Note that some animations have place in season, including the Easter omelette, the sick or the harvest.
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  • A great ecomuse who share his region's history, its customs and its gastronomy. Do not hesitate... go there
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