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Maison du Maitre de Digues

An ecomuseum to help you understand everything about the Marais Poitevin! The dyke, the landscape, life in days gone by. 1 hour visit, rain permitting. Game booklet for 7-12 year-olds.

Address :
7, Rue de la Coupe du Rocher
85450 CHAILLE-LES-MARAIS
FRANCE

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Presentation of: Maison du Maitre de Digues

The Maison du Maître de Digues is an emblematic site in the Marais Poitevin: it was here, in the 17th century, that water management was organised.

The Marais Poitevin is more than just Green Venice! Explore the Marais Poitevin like never before!
Discover the role of the dykes, the picturesque landscapes and life in the 19th century. Visit in all weathers and keep the kids entertained with our paper booklet game or the interactive Baludik formula.

Dive into the heart of the Marais Poitevin and explore its mysteries through our unique eco-museum. Revealing the crucial role of the dykes, the breathtaking variety of landscapes, and everyday life in the 19th century, our exhibition transports you into the fascinating past of this iconic region.
Enjoy your visit without worrying about the vagaries of the weather, as our ecomuseum is designed to welcome you in a warm and comfortable setting. Picnic tables are available for those who wish to extend their stay in the heart of nature.

Make your visit a family adventure with our game book specially designed for children aged 7 to 12. For a more immersive experience, take our guided tours on smartphone with the Baludik app.

English or German translation available.

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Opening times
from 15/05/2024 to 29/05/2024
Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Thursday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Friday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Saturday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Closing days: Fermé les jours fériés et le jeudi 30 Mai
from 31/05/2024 to 30/06/2024
Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Thursday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Friday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Saturday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
from 01/07/2024 to 31/08/2024
Sunday from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00
Monday from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00
Tuesday from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00
Wednesday from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00
Thursday from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00
Friday from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00
Saturday from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00
Opening days: Ouvert les jours fériés
from 01/09/2024 to 30/09/2024
Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Thursday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Friday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
Saturday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30
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Museum theme
Ecomuseum
Prices
Full adult price starting from 6.00€ (À partir de 18 ans)
Discounted rate starting from 4.00€ (6 à 17 ans, demandeurs d'emploi, étudiants, personnes en situation de handicap, partenaires)
Group price starting from 4.00€ (Groupe à partir de 10 personnes)
Payment methods
Credit card
Cheques and postal orders
Holiday vouchers
Visits
Free tours (individuelles): Yes
Free tours (groupes): Yes
Guided tours (groupes): Yes
Visit languages
Visit: French, German, English
Billboards: French, German, English
Access map, location
: 35 Km
Marais Poitevin: 30 Km
Puy du Fou: 77 Km
Sea side: 32 Km
Spoken language
English
Spanish
French
Facilities
Picnic area
Equipped conference room
Services
Shop
Wifi access
Further information
Pets not allowed (sauf chien accompagnant les personnes malvoyantes)
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