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Eco museum of Marquèze in Sabres
A typical 19th century village of Les Landes!

Discover Landes life in the 19th century

It is in Sabers, a small town in the Landes near our campsite Biscarrosse, that you can go back in time by visiting the Ecomuseum of Marquèze. In the heart of a preserved area of ​​25 hectares, stroll through a district of the Landes de Gascogne faithfully restored and restored. You will discover the daily life of a village in the nineteenth century Landes. To get there, you go aboard the little train hundred years to cars classified as historic monuments to join the site! On the program: visits to traditional half-timbered houses, collection of period objects, animations and demonstrations of know-how, treasure hunts for children, exhibitions on the traditions and history of the Landes de Gascogne, not forgetting the animals of the farm ... Change of scenery guaranteed!

Family activities, the Ecomuseum Marquèze on Sabers

At the Ecomuseum Marquèze, you take the mini-train so cars are classified as Historical Monuments to take a trip to the past ?!
A guide will be given to you at the entrance of the museum. You will discover with family or friends, the history of the Landes de Gascogne from 1890 to today.
A reconstituted district allows us to imagine those who helped build Europe's largest industrial forest.
You will be able to explore the different stagings and see how people used to live, learn interesting facts about ancient skills sometimes lost today. Many themes are proposed to you, according to the moment of your visit you will be able to learn more about:

  • medicinal plants
  • the cuisine of yesteryear
  • the operation of a mill
  • shepherds and the steps necessary to obtain wool
  • and so much more

You will also be able to visit the temporary exhibition. It's a real change of scenery for young and old alike.

School activities at the eco-museum

Schools and other groups of children are welcome to the ecomuseum Marquèze Sabers to discover the Landes de Gascogne in 1890. Many workshops can be offered to younger, they will be captivated.

Children will discover typical information about the Landes, learn the secrets of making bread "as before", greet animals and hear exciting stories.

Various school activities are offered to entertain the young blond heads of the first cycle, to college. Each workshop and first explained then allows practice with small hands through games and other fun activities.

An ideal outing to absolutely predict during the school year!t family outing!