We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Musee vivant des vieux metiers

Closed today: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
One of those brilliant "pin in the map" finds!

Looking for somewhere to go on a misty day. Found this place on TA and decided to go and take a... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
via mobile

Brilliant. Staff very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Could not fault it. Would even... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
via mobile
Read all 91 reviews
All photos (84)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
10 Jun 2018
“One of those brilliant "pin in the map" finds!”
27 Apr 2018
Discover an alive museum: listen, smell, exchange, look, touch, taste Each opening day, about twenty volunteers present, enliven the trades and activities of the past. About fifteen workshops are presented. In addition to these regular activities...more
Closed today
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Place des Anciens Combattants, 29560 Argol, France
+33 2 56 04 81 59
Improve This Listing
Reviews (91)
Filter reviews
8 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Looking for somewhere to go on a misty day. Found this place on TA and decided to go and take a look. 5€ entry fee per adult. Spent a couple of hours wandering around the place being shown all sorts of crafts and artisan stuff....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank reelvideoman
Musee_vivant, Responsable relations clients at Musee vivant des vieux metiers, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

We are actually volunteers Thank you for your compliments

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Brilliant. Staff very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Could not fault it. Would even consider a second visit to the more in.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank issylonglegs
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We had a great visit here learning about crafts from such helpful and friendly volunteers. We watched a flute being made from straw, spinning, weaving, basket weaving, changing hemp into cloth all rounded off with cider and crepes. It was a true Breton experience and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank HilaryW971
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We loved it! Not only were the demonstrations authentic but they're done by volunteers who really love what they're doing. I would definitely recommend a visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank karen f
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Probably not for children but great information on the flax, hemp and linen industry that was the mainstay of the economy many years ago. Fantastic examples of very old material still in excellent condition. There are dried flax plants and every process point onwards to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ImhoSussex
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

There are lots of unusual and traditional crafts on display here: for example transforming hemp into cloth. It is fascinating to see people actually doing the work just like a 100 or more years ago. The staff are all very friendly and enthusiastic and the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 13 August 2015

What an interesting 'living' museum. The traditional crafts of Breton demonstrated by some authentic practitioners. The country craftsman who was able to turn the simplest twig into a child's windmill or whistle was both entertaining and skilled. Just one of the many men and women...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This Museum of Country life is situated in the centre of the beautiful Village of Argol not far from Crozon. It is a working museum of arts and crafts from the area, there are elderly craftsmen actually making and showing you how things were made...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Johng59
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Hotel Club Ker Beuz
80 reviews
4.22 miles away
La Maison des Glazicks
42 reviews
5.92 miles away
Le Relais de la Place
66 reviews
7.22 miles away
Hotel de la Presqu'ile
50 reviews
7.89 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3 nearby restaurants
Creperie du Roy d'Ys
85 reviews
.06 miles away
Le Cargo
31 reviews
3.42 miles away
Bar de la Mer
15 reviews
3.52 miles away
Les Viviers de Terenez
89 reviews
3.66 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Cidrerie de Rozavern
25 reviews
3.01 miles away
Ancienne Abbaye de Landevennec
152 reviews
3.85 miles away
Chapelle Saint-Come
25 reviews
3.89 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Musee vivant des vieux metiers staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines