Museum of Wind Instruments

Patrimoine culturel,

LA COUTURE-BOUSSEY

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.

Ratings and quality marks

  • 99
  • Qualité Tourisme

Services

Equipment

  • Outdoor games
  • Baby changing area
  • Picnic area

Sittings

  • Shop
  • Play area
  • Free WIFI
  • Groups welcome

Accessibility

  • Mental handicap
  • Visual handicap