Museums - Thematic centres

BARRAGE DE L'AIGLE - CHALVIGNAC
Museums - Thematic centres
CHALVIGNAC

Started in 1935, the construction of Le barrage de l'Aigle ended in 1945. The dam played an important part during the war and it has been aptly named "the Resistance Dam". Apart from

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L'Aigle

05 34 39 88 70
L'HERMINETTE
Museums - Thematic centres
PLEAUX

From the tree to the object. Exhibition of tools used for wood-work: carpentry, sculpture, handicrafts. More than one thousand old tools, photos and objects are shown. There are games for children.

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LES BURONS DE SALERS
Museums - Thematic centres
SALERS

Agriculture in the Cantal department is characterised by the transhumance of cattle to the high altitude meadows (the “estives”) in summer. On these plateaus, men built the “burons”, the Cantal

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Route du Puy-Mary

04 71 40 70 71 05 55 28 21 75 (HS) 04 71 40 70 71
LES FERMES DU MOYEN AGE DE XAINTRIE
Museums - Thematic centres
SAINT-JULIEN-AUX-BOIS
MAISON DE LA PAILLE ET DU GRAIN
Museums - Thematic centres
ESCORAILLES

In Escorailles, in a barn with an original thatched roof, you will discover the way cereals were cultivated yesteryear and how straw and grain were used (old photos, traditional tools). Thanks to a

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Le Bourg

MAISON DE LA SALERS
Museums - Thematic centres
SAINT-BONNET-DE-SALERS

In a renovated barn situated on a beautiful plateau you can discover this tourist spot dedicated to the pedigree Salers cow and its products.The Salers’ House welcomes you with an innovative

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Le Fau

MAISON DU JOURNALIER
Museums - Thematic centres
PLEAUX

Life in the Cantal county between the 18th and the 19th centuries. This visit allows you discover an era, traditions and a story: those of the men hired by the day as labourers in order to feed their

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Place Georges Pompidou

MUSEE DE SALERS
Museums - Thematic centres
SALERS

This was originally the Commander’s home, nicknamed the Templars House, and is now the museum about Salers’ history and popular local traditions. Discover the knights of the order of Malta with the

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Rue des Templiers