This museum, unique in France, is a living space where machines are started up for visitors several times a day by enthusiastic and fascinating guides. Here you will explore a sawmill with a “haut fer”, a steam engine from 1896, a sharpening workshop from the 1930s, a cheese-box workshop, a tool handle copying machine, a complete clog workshop.
One area is devoted to wooden toys (830 items), and an educational zone allows visitors to learn about the life cycle of the tree and its environment. A whole floor of the museum is dedicated to woodworking professions from the pre-mechanisation era, including lumberjacks, cartwrights, clog-makers, peasants, coopers, turners, joiners, basket-makers, carpenters, and many more.
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Due to the the coronavirus epidemic, all “places receiving public not indispensable to the life of the country” are closed until further notice.
The welcome desk of theTourist Office of Strasbourg is one of them.
However, we can still be reached by email: [email protected].