Museums

Visit in Brittany Sculpted Rocks in St Malo

Abbot Fouré sculpted about 300 characters in the granite of the cliff, representing the legend of the Rothéneuf family, privateers and pirates up to the Revolution.

Remembrance Museum in Léhon

The museum holds an exhibition of over 3000 wartime objects – from a packet of cigarettes to an aeroplane motor. There are more than 30 mannequins in original uniform as well as artillery and vehicles. The reconstructed blockhaus is fully equipped with standard issue furniture, radio room, firing chamber with a complete 47mm Skoda, one of the few left in Europe.

Farming museum in Baguer-Morvaninteresting museum to visit whilst in Brittany

“Le Musée de la Paysannerie” has been collecting tools, machinery and cloths used between 1850 and 1950. You will learn everything to do with farming and life in the countryside.

Farmhouse interiors, vegetable garden, rural arts and crafts, and of course farm animals, (chickens, cockerels, peacocks, cows, donkeys, rabbits, etc). Allow a couple of hours to visit this huge museum!

Dinan Railway Museum

The Musée du Rail (railway museum) is situated in the left wing of the station. On show are 1:87 and 1:43 scale models of train networks, a reconstruction of the 1889 Vignier signal box, a video and shop. It is a veritable paradise for young and not so young.

to visit near our gite in EvranWatermill in La Vicomté sur Rance

The Moulin du Prat is a tidal-powered flour mill. It has recently been fully renovated and is unique on the river Rance. There are only 3 of this type of mill in Brittany.

It is fully functional but is also a museum where you can learn all about tidal-powered flour mill.

Rance Tidal Power Station

Visit the Rance tidal power station and renewable energy. Tour inside a life-size bulb-type turbine generator! Interactive terminals, videos and moving models.

Free admission.

Cathédraloscope Museum and Gallery in Dol-de-Bretagne