La Maison de la pêche

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Come and discover the fascinating industry of fishing at the museum of 'La Maison de la Pêche" lotated in the very heart of the port La Turballe.
The port of La Turballe, one of the most well known in France, based its activity on the fishing of sardines. This industry developed sharply in the 19th century with the opening of canning facilities in the area.
You will learn all about the history of the port and the development of the fishing industry from the early techniques to the more modern ones used by fishermen today.
A range of tours has been developed by the staff of the museum to enable both adults and children to appreciate and understand everything there is to know about life on the high seas.
There are also guided tours available of the port and the fish auction rooms and workshops : seamanship (knot tying), 'Ptit mousse" workshop (model making for children 3/6 ansd 6/10 yeards old), historical visits of La Turballe.
Opening day(s)

From Saturday 06 April to Saturday 29 June 2024

Every day except Monday, Sunday

10:00 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 17:00

  • Visit/Heritage :
    • Museum
  • Kind of visits :
    • Visit at your leisure
  • Nationwide Event :
    • Takes part in les Journées Européennes du Patrimoine
  • Group Reception :
    • Maximum number of people/maximum capacity 30
    • Coach parking
Equipment & Services
  • On Site Services :
    • Free parking
  • Baby/Child Equipment :
    • Pushchair access
    • Childrens area (activities, games...)
  • Disabled Acess :
    • Accessible for people with reduced mobility


La Maison de la Pêche
Port de La Turballe
Centre de marée
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.34819
Longitude : -2.51469
  • Geographical Location :
    • Distance from a bus stop 100m
    • Distance from the railway station 14 km (La Baule)
    • Distance from the shops 100m
    • Distance from the beaches 500m
    • Distance from the coast sur place
    • Distance from the town centre 100m
    • Velocean bike path (5 km max)
    • GR® 34 (2 km max from the track)


Ticket 5.00€
Enfant de 6 à 12 ans
Ticket 2.50€
La Maison de la pêche
Port de La Turballe
Centre de marée
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Phone : +33 2 40 24 34 44
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  • Languages Spoken :
    • English