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Musée du Scourtin
La Scourtinerie

Musée du Scourtin

Musée du Scourtin
36, rue de la Maladrerie26110 Nyons

A unique exposition spot to celebrate 140 years of Scourtinerie Fert in the context of the olive and the fabrication of scourtins. Heritage of Provence. 5 generations of family adventure explained in memorial pictures and videos will prepare you to go upstairs and see a demonstration of scourtin fabrication on 1st floor.

Heritage of Provence. An exhibition retraces the history of this family business since its foundation (divided into several distinct periods: 1882-1918, 1918-1970 and 1970-2000) and shows the evolution of scourtin manufacturing methods through the generations and the various inventions that facilitated it (scourtin loom patented by Ferdinand Fert in 1892, machine to remove the needles).
Numerous objects, found in the family archives, are on display, such as models of oil mills from different periods (from antiquity to the 19th century) made by Alain Fert. Finally, some of the ancestors of the Fert family, in the guise of human-sized papier-mâché mannequins, are represented at work, surrounded by numerous tools, giving a concrete idea of their way of working.

Our services

  • Private parking
  • accepted animals
  • "Accueil Vélo" : Cyclists Welcome label

Further information

  • Private parking
  • Coach parking
  • Car park
  • Exhibition space
  • Toilets
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  • Pets welcome
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Tour free of charge
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Type of clientele
  • Home school groups
  • Children from 3 to 5 years
  • Holiday Camps Home
  • Walkers/hikers
  • Children from 6 to 12 years
  • Young people from 13 to 17 years old
  • Cycle 3: college (6th)
  • Cycle 3: elementary school (CM1, CM2)
  • Pilgrims
  • Bikers welcome
  • Cycle 2: elementary School
  • Cyclists
  • Cycle 4: middle School
  • High school
  • Mountain bikers
  • Groups
  • Higher Education
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Customer base
  • Maximum size of the group : 80
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Spoken languages
  • English
  • French
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Langues de documentation
  • English
  • French
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Langues audio guide
  • French
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Langues audioguides et visioguides
  • German
  • English
  • French
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And especially
  • Family special
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Every day throughout the year.
Closed on Sunday.


Free entry.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Payment method : Bank/credit card, Check, Cash, Credit transfer, Online payment

Updated on 31/05/2024
Through Office de Tourisme des Baronnies en Drôme Provençale
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