ROUTOT

Ecomusée - Maison du lin

Museums

Pets accepted
Did you know that Upper-Normandy was the largest flax producing region in Europe? Located in the Boucles de la Seine Normande Regional Natural Park, the village of Routot is a flax producing land. It boasts the Maison du Lin (Flax Museum) that tells the history, the uses and environmentally-friendly producing methods of flax and linen, the oldest textile in the world. From the pretty blue flower to the mail bags, including clothes, household linen, thread, fire hoses, etc., you will learn all about the surprising uses of flax!
Contact details

Ecomusée - Maison du lin

Association Maison du Lin en NormandiePlace du Général Leclerc

27350 ROUTOT

Access

Motorway

Phone : 02 32 56 21 76

Fax : 02 32 56 21 76

Booking

Obligatory for groups

Booking deadline : 2 weeks

Type of reservation :

Direct reservation

Rates

Base rate - full rate adult From 3 €
Gratuities

Discount - maximum age : 15 years old

Means of payment

Carte bleue

Postal or bank cheques

Holiday vouchers

Cash

Eurocard - Mastercard

Opening times

Single

From 05/03/2017 to 26/03/2017
Sunday : 14:00-18:00
Closing : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

From 01/04/2017 to 30/06/2017
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 14:00-18:00
Closing : Tuesday

From 01/07/2017 to 31/08/2017
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 14:00-18:30

From 01/09/2017 to 30/09/2017
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 14:00-18:00
Closing : Tuesday

From 01/10/2017 to 29/10/2017
Sunday : 14:00-18:00
Closing : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Services

Pets accepted

Shop

Activities

Supervised learning activity

Learning activity

Adult workshop

Junior workshop

Temporary exhibitions

Facility

Guided tour

Educational visits

Visits

VisitsIndividualGroup
Visite guidées sur demande - yes
Average time60 minutes -
Further informationGuided tour: presentation of the stages of the processing of flax, from plant to fabric.
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Group

Groups acccepted
Learn about the history of flax from Antiquity to today. A comprehensive overview of the uses the famous "blue flax flower" from the crop to the processing and various uses, not to forget the growers and other related trades. 30 minute-long audio-visual display.

Further information

Environment : In the country, Village