MAISON DU MAÎTRE 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.
Comment vivaient les habitants du Marais poitevin au siècle dernier ? À quoi pouvait bien ressembler leur quotidien sans téléphone ni internet ? Entrez dans la Maison du Maître de Digues, un personnage autrefois indispensable pour l'entretien du marais. Visitez notre exposition sur la digue pour comprendre les paysages qui vous entourent.

Description

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.

  • Animals acceptance : sauf chien accompagnant les personnes malvoyantes
  • Groups accepted ( minimum : 10 - maximum : 30 )
  • Types : museum

Lables

  • Welcome ! C'est beau ici !
  • Qualité Tourisme

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Booking

Availabilities and booking

Visit

  • Information board languages : French, German, English

Visits languages

  • French
  • German
  • English

Individual

Groups

Comfort / services

  • Picnic area
  • Equipped conference room
  • Shop
  • Wifi access

Prices / opening times

Free

  • Full adult price : 6,00 € - À partir de 18 ans
  • Discounted rate : 4,00 € - 6 à 17 ans, demandeurs d'emploi, étudiants, personnes en situation de handicap, partenaires
  • Group price : 4,00 € - Groupe à partir de 10 personnes
  • : de 4,00 € à 8,00 € - Visites guidées : 8€ à p. de 18 ans, 4€ de 6 à 17 ans / Gratuit - 5 ans

Means of payment

  • Credit card
  • Cheques and postal orders
  • Holiday vouchers

Opening

Open all year round

From 03 to 27 April 2024
DaysSchedule
Mercredi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Jeudi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Vendredi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Samedi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
From 02 to 04 May 2024
DaysSchedule
Jeudi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Vendredi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Samedi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
From 10 to 11 May 2024
DaysSchedule
Vendredi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Samedi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
From 15 May 2024 to 30 June 2024
DaysSchedule
Mercredi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Jeudi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Vendredi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Samedi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
From 01 July 2024 to 31 August 2024
DaysSchedule
Lundi 10h00 to 13h00 and 14h00 to 18h00
Mardi 10h00 to 13h00 and 14h00 to 18h00
Mercredi 10h00 to 13h00 and 14h00 to 18h00
Jeudi 10h00 to 13h00 and 14h00 to 18h00
Vendredi 10h00 to 13h00 and 14h00 to 18h00
Samedi 10h00 to 13h00 and 14h00 to 18h00
Dimanche 10h00 to 13h00 and 14h00 to 18h00
From 01 to 30 September 2024
DaysSchedule
Mercredi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Jeudi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Vendredi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30
Samedi 10h00 to 12h30 and 14h00 to 17h30