Building Musem

1. The museum.   2. Masterpieces of carpenters companions.   3. The work of roofings.  

As part of an ancient timbered house of the eighteenth century, likely ” bank sailors ” have greeted the Compagnons du Devoir, the first museum dedicated to building France presents permanent exhibitions related to the past and the evolution of each actor construction: techniques, tools, models, drawings, designs, know-how, window and instead of promoting various building trades.


From the utensil to the pleasant: everyday objects 1945-1975

This exhibition explores everyday life from 1945 to 1975, an emblematic period of the Trente Glorieuses. Through a collection of authentic objects, it highlights objects that are now obsolete in our modern era, such as typewriters or rotary telephones. A first room reveals elements of daily life, including kitchen utensils, bathroom items and period household products. In the second room, the emphasis is on leisure, with a varied exhibition ranging from sports equipment to vinyl records and the advent of television. A captivating dive into the material and cultural history of this pivotal period.

from may 15, 2024 to september 30, 2024

Useful information :

Days and times :
Open from May 15 to September 29, 2024:
- Wednesday to Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (until 7 p.m. in July and August).

Address :
18 rue du pont Ginguet - Quartier des mariniers
Phone number :
04 70 34 23 69

E-mail address :

Website :

GPS coordinates :
latitude : 46.56387
longitude : 3.32564