Musee Regional du cidre (The regional cider museum) was built in 1480 in the house known as the Grand area. The museum aims to preserve and exhibit a set of tools and objects that represents the cider production at the site. You can witness the entire process starting from harvest to the consumption of the beverage at final stage. The monument was used as barracks from 1733 to the late 19th century, and tells the tale of almost 5 centuries through its cider mills, presses, pottery and equipment. A video illustrates the importance of the traditional cider in Normandy gold blond Normans. There is a rare and precious series of old posters related to the promotion and marketing of the cider produced at the site.Highlights and must sees include:
- History of the site spanning over 5 centuries
- Traditional cider production tools and equipments
- Richest collection devoted to French ‘Gold blond Normans’
- Croque la Pomme – carved into a sculpted cider barrel and erotic motifs, evoking original sin.
Musee Regional Du Cidre Travel Tips
- The ticket office closes at 5:30pm.
Entrance Ticket Details For Musee Regional Du Cidre
- EUR 2.50: Children
- EUR 3.50: Adult groups, per head
How to Reach Musee Regional Du Cidre
- Walk or hire a taxi
- Ask a local for the bus details
- Selims, Le Carilon’s Pub, CourSarrasine
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17.34% of people who visit Cherbourg include Musee Regional Du Cidre in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
70.45% of people start their Musee Regional Du Cidre visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Musee Regional Du Cidre
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Musee Regional Du Cidre