LA COUTURE-BOUSSEY

Musée des instruments à vent

Museums

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Listen to oboes, piccolo oboes: in the Norman Eure valley, discover the secrets of wind instruments. The finest French wind instruments have been made in La Couture-Boussey, in the Eure, since the 16th century. The oboes made there are popular among the greatest musicians in the world. The museum explains the fascinating story of these instrument makers, who made the region famous. Throughout the guided tour, you will admire a unique collection of more than 250 oboes, clarinets, fifes, three-hole pipes, musettes de cour, cuckoo whistles, etc.: An enthralling visit for the whole family. The museum was created by the village's stringed instrument makers in 1888, thus opening the very first museum of instrument making in France! Good to know: musical audio guides provide audio recordings of the instruments.
Contact details

Musée des instruments à vent

2 rue d'Ivry - Place de l'église

27750 LA COUTURE-BOUSSEY

Phone : 02 32 36 28 80

Booking

Obligatory for groups

Booking deadline : at least 2 weeks for groups

Fixed telephone :

Type of reservation :

Direct reservation

Labels

  • Normandy Quality Tourism

Rates

Base rate - full rate adult from 1,50 at 4 €
Child rate From 1,50 €

Discount - maximum age : 18 years old

Gratuities

Discount - maximum age : 6 years old

Rate for adult group Until 3 €
School group rate Until 30 €
Reduced rate
Means of payment

Postal or bank cheques

Cash

Money transfer

Services

Audio guide

Shop

Activities

Supervised learning activity

Learning activity

Specific theme activities

Adult workshop

Junior workshop

Conferences

Temporary exhibitions

Facility

Educational visits

Coach Parking

Visits

VisitsIndividualGroup
Average time60 minutes60 minutes
Further informationFor individuals, tours in music ad hoc dates in the summer.
Fact sheets and leaflets to help with the tour available.
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Group

Coach parking
Groups acccepted
Minimum number of people 10
Maximum number of people 25
Learn about the story of the instrument makers who have made the region famous since the 17th century. The museum holds an exceptional collection of flutes, oboes and clarinets from the 18th century to today, as well as old workshops, tools and machines that were used to make music instruments.