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Museum of the guilds of carpenters

  • Romanèche-Thorins

03 85 35 22 02

98 rue Pierre-François Guillon
71570 Romanèche-Thorins

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Discover the many masterpieces of the journeymen carpenters and the history of the carpentry school founded in 1871 in Romanèche-Thorins. You can visit the museum with your family including a children's tour (3 to 8 years old).

Come and discover the world of journeyman carpenters. Superb masterpieces demonstrate the art of carpentry taught at the school of Trait founded in 1871 in Romanèche-Thorins.

The founder of the school, Pierre-françois Guillon, a journeyman carpenter, taught his students drawing, cutting materials and woodworking techniques.
The carpentry layout and framing are listed by UNESCO as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Beware: This site is not fully accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Spoken languages

  • de
  • en
  • fr
  • it
  • nl

Adapted tourism

  • Personnel d’accueil sensibilisé à l’accueil des personnes en situation de handicap


  • Camper van reception area
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Exhibition space
  • Film room
  • Toilets
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  • Educational visits
  • Guided tours
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Set down on-site for groups
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
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  • Activity
  • Children's entertainment
  • Temporary exhibition
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Opening hours

From 02/01 to 31/05 and from 01/10 to 14/12, daily 2 pm-6 pm. From 01/06 to 30/09, daily 10 am-6 pm.