Abri du Marin

The true story of the sailors' life
Historic site and monument, Museum, Eco-museum, History, Maritime, Trades, Children's museum at Combrit

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  • A pink jewel nestled in the port of Sainte-Marine in the Bigouden area, the Sailor's Shelter tells the story of seafaring folk in a powerful, authentic way. A moving testimony in a magical setting.

    At the mouth of the Odet River, the port of Sainte-Marine is home to one of the most charming sailors' shelters created by Jacques de Thézac at the start of the 20th century. A sailing enthusiast, the philanthropic ethnographer built (alcohol-free) refuges to give brave sailors somewhere to rest, learn and relax. Restored to its original state, the shelter is now a museum. Surrounded by objects from the time and photographs of Jacques de Thézac, you'll be immersed in a world shared by sailors of a long-gone era. There's an annual exhibition on the subject of maritime heritage in all its diversity, from the history of fishing under sail to stories and legends of the sea. 'Shelter Treasure' kits allow you to enjoy the museum as a family, or you can have a guided tour with Nolwenn, the caretaker. Activities are available such as an introduction to seamanship and embroidery, as well as guided walks and talks.
  • Environment
    • At the seaside
    • Near the beach
    • Riverside
    • View over port
    • Sea view
  • Spoken languages
    • fr*
    • English
    • it*
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
  • Activities
    • Special theme activity
    • Adult workshop
    • Children's workshop
    • Lectures
    • Temporary exhibitions
  • Services
    • Disabled facilities and reception
    • Library
    • Boutique
Payment methods
  • Debit cards
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates 2020
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    2 €
  • Child rate
    1 €
  • Reduce rate
    1 €
  • Free
  • Membership rate
  • From January 1, 2020 until January 4, 2020
  • From February 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020
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