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Discover Bresse life and traditions at Musée de la Bresse and Domaine des Planons Farm

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Presented over 22 hectares of grounds, Musée de la Bresse – Domaine des Planons is a must-see for history buffs and culture vultures alike. It has been carefully thought out to take you on a journey through 7 different centuries of life in Bresse, from the 15th century right up to present day.

Bringing together modernity and tradition, there is something here for everyone, young and old alike

The Museum of Bresse Life and Domaine des Planons stretches across an ancient 40-hectare farm, over half of which is open to the public. With old traditional games, hedgerows and vegetable patches, the site is an ideal place to spend the day as a family. Make sure you bring your picnic basket if the sun is shining!

Over 3,000m2 of exhibition space that is both modern and integrated in the environment will immerse you in the world of Bresse people from the 15th century to present day.

Using lights and colours, the museum stages temporary and permanent exhibitions featuring:

  • Traditional clothing and headdress,
  • Bresse enamelled objects and handicraft jewellery,
  • Architecture,
  • Gastronomy, very dear to Bresse.

Domaine des Planons Historic Monument

This traditional Bresse farm has been classed as a Historic Monument since 1938 and was active until 1992. Preserved in its entirety, the farm is made up of 5 farmyard buildings built from cobs, rammed earth and timber frames.

Don’t forget to look up to see the fully preserved Saracen chimney. The vast pyramidal chimney hood, emblematic of rural construction in this region, is intriguing from the outside and impressive from the inside.

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Opening hours

From 01/03 to 15/11/2019
Opening hours on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 6 pm.

From 13/12 to 17/12/2019, daily between 10 am and 6 pm.

Prices

From 01/03 to 15/11/2019
Full price: 7 €
Reduced price: 4 € (On presentation of proof: students and apprentices without age, card Cézam and Pass Region, veterans, disabled and war victims.)
Group adults: 5 to 8 €
Group children: 2 to 6 €.

From 13/12 to 17/12/2019.

Free entry for children < 18 years, press, mountain guides, subscribers, the drivers, disabled people and accompanying persons.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Animation: € 3 / € 12

Free for free visit and on presentation of proof in good standing for:
children under 18, the press, tourism professionals, Icom card holders, guide-guides, drivers, people with reduced mobility, people with disabilities and their carers, jobseekers.

The museum is free for everyone on the first Sunday of the month, from March to May and from September to November

PassMusées at 10 €: individual and unlimited access for the whole season to the 5 departmental museums (excluding animations).

Transfer: groups only.

Facilities

  • Play area
  • Picnic area
  • Car park

Payment methods

  • Bank/credit card
  • Chèques Vacances

Activities

  • Children's entertainment

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