Ecomuseum - House of Linen


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

Ecomuseum - House of Linen

Maison du Lin en Normandie2 place du Général Leclerc

27350 ROUTOT

Phone : 02 32 56 21 76

Fax : 02 32 56 21 76


Obligatory for groups

Booking deadline : 2 weeks

Fixed telephone :

Type of reservation :

Direct reservation


Base rate - full rate adult From 3 €

Discount - maximum age : 15 years old

Rate for adult group from 3 at 8 €
School group rate from 3 at 5 €
Means of payment

Carte bleue

Postal or bank cheques

Holiday vouchers


Eurocard - Mastercard

Money transfer


Pets accepted


Specially for families


Supervised learning activity

Learning activity

Adult workshop

Junior workshop

Temporary exhibitions

Specific theme activities


Educational visits

Coach Parking


Average time50 minutes90 minutes
Further informationGuided tour: presentation of the stages of the processing of flax, from plant to fabric.


Coach parking
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.