Musée Benoist, Maison de la Forêt
2, route de Conquereuil
44130 Le Gâvre
Tel : +33 (0)2 40 51 25 14
Open from April to November every afternoon from 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm, except Monday
At the end of the High Street, stands a 15th century stone building which houses the Benoist Museum and the ‘Maison de la Forêt’.
The Benoist Museum arranged in an interior of last century, displays a beautiful collection of lace head-dresses.
The ‘Maison de la Forêt’ is an interactive place where visitors can learn about the history and geography of Gâvre Forest and understand what the life of its inhabitants was like in the past centuries.
The association in charge of the museum also organises theme exhibits and outings (mushrooms, birds ..)