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The Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions of Draguignan shows you in a 600mÂ² wide magnificent building, on 3 levels and in an outdoor area of 400mÂ² many objects from the 19th and 20th centuries such as tools and clothes to show you the skills, techniques and uses of the area, both for agriculture and for the craft industry, but also for religion and festivals.
Precisely, you will discover:
- Trades around grains, viticulture, olive growing, the bouchonnerie, cooperage,
- The business of shoemaking, sheep farming, apiculture, hunting, sericulture,
- Objects such as tiles, popular religious objects, ceramics, furniture, glassware,
- The preparation of local festivities,
- Agricultural machinery in a gallery covered with 400 m2 outside.
Finally, a temporary exhibition place completes the museum by exposure to specific themes around the ProvenÃ§al heritage.
15 rue Roumanille
The ATP museum is located next to the parking Bon Temps and Judiciary City.
From the motorway A8, take the exit Le Muy, direction to Draguignan.
Then take to the downtown, direction of the courthouse and the market place, near the Boulevard Georges Clemenceau, the avenue Jean JaurÃ¨s, the Pasteur Square andthe treet Pierre Clement.
N 43Â°31'59'' E 06Â°28'00''
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The museum is open all the year from Tuesday to Saturday from 09:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00.
From April the 1st to September the 30th, it is also open on Sundays and public holidays from 14:00 to 18:00.
Closed on January the 1st, May the 1st and December the 25th.
Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.
The Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions is a Provencale ethnography museum.
Thus, you will discover the lifestyle of people living in the Var through:
- Guided tours,
- Workshops for the family,
- Discovery stays,
- A documentation center,
- A specialized library, and
- A garden
The shop highlights the achievements and products of local artisans, while remaining within the scope of topics covered per the museum.