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Musée de la Mytiliculture

Esnandes | Sciences de la nature - Technique et industrie
€3 - €5
This modern and interactive museum that spans a total area of ​​400 sqm on one level exposes all original museum on the mussel can be done in 45 minutes visit instructive.

The Museum of the Mussel (located in the "Maison de la Baie du Marais Poitevin") offers several themes which two are clearly complementary:
- An overview of the history of mold in the Bay of Aiguillon is accurately tracked. The tradition began in 1235 with an Irishman named Patrick Walton, who, after a shipwreck in the region, it has introduced the technique of breeding mold.
- The mussel farming techniques on the mussel or the chain reflect an original local expertise where the Bay of Aiguillon became the cradle of mussel activity in France.

The strength of this museum makes it attractive based on the choice of interactivity and this, through many activities and an original scenography.
- The projection of films on the big screen to offer a dynamic and interactive museum.
- The discovery of the anatomy of the animal, its food and its mode of reproduction system is by touch modules, a giant model of the mold.
- The layout is particularly sought with the representation of the Aiguillon bay with sound and visual effects.

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Contact details

  • Name: Musée de la Mytiliculture
  • Address: Parvis de l'église - 17137 - Esnandes - France
  • Phone: (33) 05 46 01 34 64

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