Understand everything about the Marais Poitevin

Discover the mysteries of the Marais Poitevin and its Green Venice.
How was he born? By whom and why were the canals dug? You will have the answer during the Maraiscope, a projection on the big screen and its model retracing the history of the Marais Poitevin.
At each session, a facilitator presents the territory then returns at the end of the film for a time of discussion.
Thanks to the temporary exhibition and the permanent exhibitions, discover the life of the maraîchins: building a boat, eel fishing...
The shop offers books, artisanal and regional products, souvenirs...

  • Show room



    of 10 50 people to

    Average length of visit : 1h

    Average visit duration for groups : 1h

  • Prices

    Adult: 7,50 €
    Child (6-12 years old): € 4
    Adult group: from €6 (For a self-guided visit from 10 people and by reservation only.).
    Free for less than 6 years.
    Group rate from 10 people.
    Group guided tours by reservation:
    From 15 adults minimum: €7,50 / adult - €4,50 / child
    From 26 people: 7€ / adult - 4€ / child.

    Method(s) of payment accepted

    Bank / credit card Cheque Vacation check Cash


    From 05/04 to 05/07/2024, every day.
    10h-13h et 14h-18h30.
    From 06/07 to 25/08/2024, every day.
    10h-13h et 14h-19h30.
    From 26/08 to 21/09/2024, every day.
    10h-13h et 14h-18h30.
    From 22/09 to 03/11/2024, every day.
    10 am-13pm and 14 pm-18pm
    last entries 1 hour before closing.

    Pet Friendly


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