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Musée de la Faïence

Three centuries of Breton ceramics
Museum, Decorative arts in Quimper
  • In Quimper, the Musée de la Faïence honours the city's great craft and industrial tradition.

  • The genuine Breton bowl personalised with your first name comes from Quimper. But Cornouaille is also the cradle of a unique know-how, shaped for three hundred years. The Musée de la Faïence de Quimper exhibits a rare collection of 500 pieces, regularly renewed from its rich collection of 2,000 works. Scenes from daily life, religious subjects, historical references, abstract compositions... Tableware accommodates a variety of forms, colours and decorative motifs, sometimes surprising....
    The genuine Breton bowl personalised with your first name comes from Quimper. But Cornouaille is also the cradle of a unique know-how, shaped for three hundred years. The Musée de la Faïence de Quimper exhibits a rare collection of 500 pieces, regularly renewed from its rich collection of 2,000 works. Scenes from daily life, religious subjects, historical references, abstract compositions... Tableware accommodates a variety of forms, colours and decorative motifs, sometimes surprising. Admire the fine work of the best Breton craftsmen. Discover their trade with its techniques and manufacturing secrets. Open between April and September, the museum offers a thematic exhibition each season in the last room of the tour, highlighting a theme or an artist.
  • Environment
    • In the town centre
    • Riverside
  • Spoken languages
    • English
Services
  • Activities
    • Temporary exhibitions
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
    • Disabled facilities and reception
    • Boutique
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