Entrance of the Museum
in Bourgneuf En Retz
(click on the photo
tor access museum map)
We hope that your visit will help you to appreciate our «Pays
In the audio-visuel room, a short document will invite
you to a visit in the «Pays de Retz».
The soil in our country will be showed to you with
maps and lots of geological samples.
Three glass cabinets have been provided with archeological
objects from the different periods of prehistory in our country.
local costumes are presented in six glass
cabinets, describing a more recent past. There, you will find all the domestic
objects which were used by our ancestors.
After a temporary exposition, you will be presented
the different activities which were provided by the sea: salt and salt-marshes,
and some old fishing-boats as well as the different shell-fishes still
living on the sea shore.
Then you will see the old agricultural tools that
the farmers of old times used.
A presentation of an older open-air craft will show
you that brick working was one of our most important local industries.
When you have visited an old residence of the country,
you will be presented the old craftmen: blacksmith,
and the bakehouse.