Poiré Museum in Barenton

Let yourself be carried away by a stay at Villa les Dunes to discover the Poiré Museum in Barenton.

Do you know the Poiré? This fermented pear juice will surprise more than one!


The charm of a building and the flavour of a drink

Situated near Barenton, the Poiré Museum is a friendly place where you can practice the transformation of pears from the orchard to the pear juice called Poiré.

This museum, the only one of its kind in France, has been housed since 1983 in an old farmhouse typical of the Normandy bocage. Only 1 hour from Villa les Dunes, discover the hundred or so varieties of pears and apples from the orchard as well as a collection of historical tools for distilling Poiré.

A playful course is set up to captivate children. All year round, activities, exhibitions and workshops are presented in this wonderful site of Poiré in Normandy.

And to continue your tasting at home, the shop sells local farm products at the end of your visit.


The pleasure of a visit

To prepare your visit to the Poiré Museum in Normandy, here is some useful information:
From April 1st to October 31st:
  • Open every day from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm (6.30pm in July and August).
From November 1st to March 31st and on May 1st:
  • Closed (groups on reservation).

The visit is free and can also be accompanied by a guide.
Admission is free for an adult group without a guide. Count 3 € per person for a guided tour.

If you come to enjoy the Musée du Poiré with your family or friends, the adult rate is 3 € per person and the child rate is 2.80 € per person.

This sparkling drink is to be consumed in moderation.

Conquered? Book your stay at Villa les Dunes for a pleasant stay in Normandy!
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