Memory of the countryside

What remains of more than a millennium of knowledge and life of an entire civilization? essential things if we know how to look, understand. . —Raymond Humbert

The Museum of Folk Arts in Laduz, Burgundy traces, through a collection of objects and documents daily life in the French countryside nineteenth early twentieth century through the great events: from birth to death …

The different themes

  • in the footsteps of memory, from nineteenth to early twentieth century
  • discussed history, transmitted history
  • birth
  • early childhood
  • teaching
  • adolescence
  • conscripts and military service
  • the engagement and marriage
  • adulthood, old age and death


  • religion
  • civilian life
  • trade
  • habitat
  • the pleasures of life
  • games
  • hunting and fishing
  • music
  • celebrations