You will learn about the silkworm’s cycle and about the life conditions in the 19th century. You will also assist to a weaving demonstration on an old handloom equipped with a Jacquard system. The visit will be as interactive as possible with the children by asking them to participate.


50 minutes


4€ per student

Accompanying adult:  -elementary: free for 10 tickets bought

-junior high: free for 15 tickets bought


Please contact Philibert VARENNE by phone: +33 4 78 28 62 04 or by email:

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