La Manufacture Bohin


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

Le bourg (suivre signalétique parking)


Phone : 02 33 24 89 38


Fixed telephone :


  • Normandy Quality Tourism

Other labels

  • Normandy Sites and Monuments Club
  • Rates

    Base rate - full rate adult From 11.90 €
    Child rate From 6.90 €

    Discount - maximum age : 18 years old


    Discount - maximum age : 5 years old

    Rate for families From 35 €
    Base rate - full rate adult From 3.50 €
    Child rate From 2 €
    Means of payment

    Debit cards

    Postal or bank cheques

    Holiday vouchers





    Adult workshop

    Junior workshop

    Temporary exhibitions

    Specific theme activities


    Guided tour

    Educational visits

    Coach Parking


    Visite guidées en permanence - yes
    Visite guidées sur demande - yes
    Average time180 minutes180 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.

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