La Manufacture Bohin - Musée et Ateliers de production

Technical visits-Crafts and industries

An exceptional and unique encounter with the last surviving French manufacturer of pins and needles: BOHIN France!
Nestled on the riverbank, this factory is still in operation, working with the same ancient expertise and old machines as those used in times gone by. BOHIN France is the only remaining French manufacturer of pins and needles (180 years of business, with products distributed in over 35 countries). Explore 2000m2 of production workshops where the company's employees work away, and discover the factory's huge, contemporary museum. Please note: employees do not work on weekends, but video screens take over to show you how the machines are operated during the week.
Contact details

La Manufacture Bohin - Musée et Ateliers de production

1, le bourg (face à la Mairie)


Phone : 02 33 24 89 38


Fixed telephone :


Base rate - full rate adult from 9,90 at 11,90 €
Child rate from 5,90 at 6,90 €
Rate for adult group From 9,90 €
School group rate From 5,90 €
Rate for families From 35 €
Means of payment

Debit cards

Postal or bank cheques

Holiday vouchers





Specific theme activities

Adult workshop

Junior workshop

Temporary exhibitions


Guided tour

Educational visits

Coach Parking


Visite libre en permanence - yes
Visite guidées sur demande - yes
Average time120 minutes120 minutes


Coach parking
Groups acccepted
Minimum number of people 20
Maximum number of people 150
The BOHIN company is now listed at the Directory of Historical Monuments. You'll discover all the secrets of the only manufacturer of pins and needles in France, starting from a steel wire: the piercing eye, the cheeks filing, polishing, plating, the sciurage, winnowing, tillering, packaging, special machinery on some of the 19th century.