Musée départemental des arts et métiers traditionnels


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Musée départemental des arts et métiers traditionnels

In an old woollen mill, remarkable for its roof timbers and central columns, the exhibition presents four themed levels including monumental machines (forge, power hammer, mill wheels, presses), demonstrate the traditions of the Rouergue.

Created in 1979 under the Cultural Charter between the State and the département of the Aveyron, the museum of the Rouergue in Salles la Source is situated in the magnificent buildings of an ancient woollen mill and manufacturer of local sheets: masonry work in tuf limestone, stone and wood columns, Philibert style curved roof timbers. It presents the traditional arts and crafts of the Rouergue in 4 sections: machines from years gone by (mills and presses), man and the mineral world (construction and working metals), man and the plant world (agriculture and wood crafts), man and the animal world (hunting, fishing and rearing). Reconstruction of a traditional wine cellar and a 19th century woollen mill. Planetarium to learn how to read the sky at night and understand its mysteries.


Sprachen :

  • Reception in 1 language(s) :
    • Français


  • Vignoble et Découverte

GPS Koordinaten :

Breite 44.4376 - Länge 2.5141

Die Tarife und Zahlungsmittel

Rates 2023

  • at 4€
  • at 2.5€

Rates 2022

  • at 4€
  • at 2.5€

Payment methods

  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Carte bancaire


Overall capacity :

  • Person(s) : 40


Equipements :

  • Projection room
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Toilets
  • Picnic area
  • Prestation - Totalement couverte

Activités :

  • Temporary exhibitions

Services :

  • Free guided tour for groups (Paying)
  • Educational tours (Paying)
  • Shop
  • Animaux non admis
  • Guided tours
  • Visite libre



  • Open from 01/04/2022 to 30/06/2022
  • Open from 01/07/2022 to 31/08/2022
  • Open from 01/09/2022 to 04/11/2022
  • Open from 02/04/2023 to 05/11/2023


Name/address of establishment : Musée départemental des arts et métiers traditionnels

Cour de la Filature
12330 Salles-la-Source