Atelier musee de la soie, Taulignan

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Atelier musee de la soie guides you through the silk-making process used in Taulignan. You'll learn about silk manufacturing techniques through multimedia displays, photographs, and documents dating back to the industry's heyday in the 1860s, when the town was twice as large due to demand for spun silk. The interactive exhibits make this modestly sized museum interesting for children, too. An introductory film features English subtitles, and an English-language handout is available. To visit Atelier musee de la soie and get the most from your holiday in Taulignan, create itinerary details personal to you using our Taulignan trip itinerary maker app.
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  • very informative about how silk is made and its importance for the economy of the area. you can visit on your own at your own pace as the exhibits are documented and interactive Most interesting to....  more »
  • If you're in the area, this museum is worth a visit. Lots of history behind the french and their silk. I learned a lot. I'm not usually a big fan of gift shops, but this one was nice.  more »
  • Beautiful reminder to childhood when we raised our silkworms and took pleasure in contemplating the transformations every day. We didn't have a Smartphone!!!!
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  • Interesting visit, the Museum is well equipped with period materials and videos. Accessible for the handicapped.
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