Rue Eugène Defraire 63
5670 TREIGNES (VIROINVAL)
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Housed in a listed château farm in Treignes, the Viroin Eco-Museum is a link between the past, present and the future.
"Past, Present and Future Combined": permanent exhibition
The Eco-Museum presents the main traditional trades in Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse: cooper, saddler, clog maker, cobbler, blacksmith, wheelwright, etc. There is a demonstration of how clogs used to be made (as part of a guided tour).
From 5/03 to 13/11/2011:"Firemen Then and Now".
From 09/01 to 24/02/2012: "Farming on Paper".
Old agricultural posters.
From March to November 2012: "Cooking Pots, Casseroles and More".
History of traditional cooking (in collaboration with the Fourneau Saint-Michel Museums).
Guided tours for groups (minimum 12 people), booking required (a week in advance). Duration: 1hr.
Group activities: bread making, leather work, candle-making, exploration of the surrounding area, country walk, etc.
There is also a shop and a cafeteria.
The Farm Machinery Museum, next to the old station, is the perfect complement to your visit.
Tourist information on the town VIROINVAL
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