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MUSÉE DE LA FORGE ET DE L'ANCIENNE VIE RURALE, SEGALA VIVANT

Heritage

Lescure-Jaoul

Musée de la forge et de l'ancienne vie rurale

Come and discover a fascinating piece of local history. You can collect the keys from the Mairie in the village centre, from 10-11 am on Monday or from 2-4 pm on Tuesday and Friday. Alternatively, call
Located in the old smithy, the museum contains many different blacksmiths tools as well as the traditional tools of the rural world. In the past the smithy would have resonated with the clear hard sound of steel on steel while harrow and fork tines glowed in the fire; now, anyone who wants to appreciate the blacksmiths skills and admire the huge stock of tools which he needed to ply his trade can admire his craft. Come and discover a fascinating piece of local history. You can collect the keys from the Mairie in the village centre, from 10-11 am on Monday or from 2-4 pm on Tuesday and Friday. Alternatively, call 05 65 81 49 56.
The smithy which contains the museum was itself built on the site of one of the two towers of the former castle of Lescure, which dated from the 11th century. After the French Revolution, its owner decided to use the castle as a quarry to furnish stones to build the chateau at Lunac.

Capacities & Services

LanguagesVisit : FR

Equipments and services

  • Access for the handicapped
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Free guided tour for groups
  • Guided tours
  • Pets allowed
  • Toilets
  • Visite libre

Activities

  • Temporary exhibitions

Location

MUSÉE DE LA FORGE ET DE L'ANCIENNE VIE RURALE
Le Bourg
12440 Lescure-Jaoul
lat. 44.231400 - lon. 2.146429

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