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La Maison du Sabot

Heritage centre and site, House, Profession, Professions / trades, Museum in Trans-la-Forêt
Free
  • This museum space, located in Trans-la-Forêt, is dedicated to Ferdinand Laigle, the last clog maker in the region, and to the making of wooden clogs.
    In the forest of Villecartier, as in the large forests, at the turn of the century lived many families who made a living from logging.

    Ferdinand Laigle was the heir of a family of clog makers who worked in the forest of Villecartier for several generations. On his return from the war, he set up on his own in the heart of the town of...
    This museum space, located in Trans-la-Forêt, is dedicated to Ferdinand Laigle, the last clog maker in the region, and to the making of wooden clogs.
    In the forest of Villecartier, as in the large forests, at the turn of the century lived many families who made a living from logging.

    Ferdinand Laigle was the heir of a family of clog makers who worked in the forest of Villecartier for several generations. On his return from the war, he set up on his own in the heart of the town of Trans-la-Forêt, in the building housing his home, his workshop and the small café-grocery store run by his wife.
    Died in 1996, he left his workshop, his machines and his tools.

    Groups all year round by reservation.
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 60  Person(s)
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Openings
  • From January 1, 2024 until January 7, 2024
  • From February 10, 2024 until March 10, 2024
  • From April 1, 2024 until September 30, 2024
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