Musée du Compagnonnage
  • 8 rue Nationale
  • 37000 Tours
  • Phone:+33 (0)2 47 21 62 20
  • Fax:+33 (0)2 47 21 68 90
  • Website
The world of France's master craftsmen belonging to the compagnonnage (guild of journeyman companions) is on display in this fascinating museum. Shoemakers, blacksmiths, stonemasons, pastry chefs and carpenters are represented by impossibly fine scale models. Pieces include a booby-trapped lock designed to shoot anyone who doesn't open it properly.

Practical information

Opening hours

June 16 - Sept 15:
9am-12h30 & 2pm-6pm
Closed on Tuesdays

Sept 16 - June 15:
9am-Noon & 2pm-6pm
Closed on Tuesdays, Jan 1st, May 1st, July 14th, Nov 1st & 11, Dec 25

Prices

Adults: €5.20
Students/Seniors: €3.30
Children (under age 12): free

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