Come and join several million visitors who each year seek out the French museums of agriculture and rural heritage to learn more about the wealth of intangible knowledge involved in farming of all kinds and understand both historical and present-day trends in agriculture.

These museums, open air museums, « ecomusees » and rural heritage houses tell the story of the « terroirs » and territories of France for young and old alike. Their rich collections and the people who bring them to life with
traditional skills can show and explain so much to you: the technical details of farming practices, how a particular fruit or cereal crop is cultivated, stock-breeding of specific breeds…

In this day of concern with sustainable development, see what our museums of agriculture and rural heritage have to tell you – you will certainly find one or more near your vacation spot, as there are well over a thousand to choose from.

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