Experience a timeless parenthesis in the heart of the Célé valley! As a family, discover the cultures and know-how of the Quercy rural world of yesterday and today.
An open-air museum
The Cuzals eco-museum is 20 hectares of Causse de Sauliac-sur-Célé to explore ! Discover more than 8 objects that will make you experience the evolution of life in the Quercy countryside since the industrial revolution. From the XNUMXth century to today, experience the appearance of the steam engine, the mechanization of agriculture and its motorisation.
Immerse yourself in customs and traditions of yesteryear by surveying the buildings with the typical architecture of Quercy: farms, cazelles, cottages… As a family, children and adults will be able to marvel at a large collection of agricultural machinery: tractors, mowers, harvesters… All in a natural setting in the heart of the Célé valley, between Figeac and Cahors.
Events, workshops and courses
During your visit, discover the trades of yesteryear : the clog maker, the wheelwright, the printer, the basket maker... Every day, demonstrations et activities will allow you to learn more about these ancestral skills. Let yourself be surprised by the talent of these craftsmen and get caught up in the game...
Learn wicker basketry, make your own bread the old-fashioned way, make your most beautiful pottery during the Internship organized each season.
On summer weekends, the ecomuseum also offers theme days : Quercy cuisine, around harvests: harvests, rural crafts, tales and legends... Take advantage of these days to discover the place differently.
Prepare your visit
Timetables, prices, services and equipment, find all the practical information to prepare your visit.
Good to know
- It's easy to plan a full half-day visit to take full advantage of the whole ecomuseum.
- Take your picnic! Within the confines of the museum or a few kilometers away, along the Célé, enjoy a shady setting for a pleasant moment with the family.