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The House of the Mother-of-Pearl

Museum ,  Sciences and technology ,  Occupations ,  Private museum in Île-d'Aix
  • The House of the Mother of Pearl has been existing since 1954, and is specialized in the transformation of shells into various objects, including jewels.

    A sales and exhibit area
    - An illustrated museum featuring twenty display cabinets
    - A workshop and a meeting with a mother of pearl craftsman.
    Here, you will learn about the life of marine molluscs and the constitution of their shell, the different stages of shaping of this rare and noble material. Furthermore, you will admire...
    The House of the Mother of Pearl has been existing since 1954, and is specialized in the transformation of shells into various objects, including jewels.

    A sales and exhibit area
    - An illustrated museum featuring twenty display cabinets
    - A workshop and a meeting with a mother of pearl craftsman.
    Here, you will learn about the life of marine molluscs and the constitution of their shell, the different stages of shaping of this rare and noble material. Furthermore, you will admire original creations.
  • Environment
    • Village centre
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Site, building totally accessible
  • Services
    • Shop
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Bank/credit card
  • From April 1, 2024 to November 3, 2024
  • Adult
    From 3.50 € to 4.50 €
  • Group adults
    3.50 €
Openings
  • From April 1, 2024
    until July 5, 2024
  • From July 6, 2024
    until August 31, 2024
  • From September 1, 2024
    until September 30, 2024
  • From October 1, 2024
    until November 3, 2024
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Opening by boat
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Opening by boat
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Opening by boat
  • Wednesday
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Sunday
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM