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Les Forges de Pyrene

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Address: Route de Paris, 09330 Montgaillard, France
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+33 5 34 09 30 60

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Easy to spend a few interesting hours - best if you can understand French language

Initially I thought that a couple of hours would be enough but with the demonstrations at the different workshops of ancient crafts (the different forges and the forge hammer... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2015
Richmond, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Not real fun for non French, cause everything in only in French. All info written & spoken & signs are only in French. And then 30 min. presentation in French with lots of talking and not real action is too much for non French adults and kid of 6/7 years. We did also expect real farm animals.... none. Or kids... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

Initially I thought that a couple of hours would be enough but with the demonstrations at the different workshops of ancient crafts (the different forges and the forge hammer worked by an old water turbine, bread making and clog shaping etc), it is easy to spend several hours here. Just beware, when my wife and I were there, only French... More 

2 Thank westeam
Serres sur Arget, France
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2012

This is an amazing place. The building looks rather modern from outside, but inside is very elaborate, truly amazing collection of old trades and crafts. There are several dozens of little shops and workshops rebuilt inside this museum. From hat and basket makers, saddle makers and blacksmiths all the way through to beekeepers and spirit distillers. In the large park... More 

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