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The Royal Rope Making Factory - International Maritime Centre

Museum ,  History ,  Maritime history ,  Private museum in Rochefort
  • In the heart of the Dockyard of Colbert, discover the Royal Rope-Making Factory which was built in 1666 by order of Louis XIV. For two centuries, the Royal Rope Making made the ropes for the great sailing ships of the Royal Navy.

    At the beginning of the tour, an immersive show plunges you into the history of the Royal Rope-Making Factory.
    Over the course of the workshops and interactive experiments, (re)discover the primary function of the building, which transformed the material through...
    In the heart of the Dockyard of Colbert, discover the Royal Rope-Making Factory which was built in 1666 by order of Louis XIV. For two centuries, the Royal Rope Making made the ropes for the great sailing ships of the Royal Navy.

    At the beginning of the tour, an immersive show plunges you into the history of the Royal Rope-Making Factory.
    Over the course of the workshops and interactive experiments, (re)discover the primary function of the building, which transformed the material through its different stages : spinning, forming and seating.
    Tactile manipulations, image projection, educational kiosks, interactive games, optical theatre. . . A series of experiments awaits you to understand the history of rope-making.

    And also:
    - temporary exhibitions
    - a bookshop specialized in the maritime field (Pass sanitaire required)
    - the Store of ropes
    - the restaurant "Les Longitudes"

    Pass "Arsenal des Mers" available from April to October (Rope-Making Factory, Hermione Workshops, Periscope and National Marine Museum) / Subject to change

    More information on arsenaldesmers.fr
  • Environment
    • Town location
    • Close to pleasure port
    • Waterside
    • Cycle track/route within 500 m
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Riverside
    • In centre of town
    • Overview on river
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • German
    • Spanish
    • French
  • Tourism and handicap
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Visual disability
    • Hearing disability
    • Mental disability
  • Activities
    • Children's entertainment
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Activity
    • Plastic arts
    • Ceramics
    • Crafts
    • History
    • Discovery
  • Equipment
    • Toilets
    • Parking
    • Picnic area
    • Film room
    • Exhibition space
    • Car park
  • Services
    • Educational visits
    • Shop
    • Wi-fi
Rates
Payment methods
  • Cash
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Check
  • Bank/credit card
  • From February 5, 2022 to December 31, 2022
  • Reduced price
    8 €
  • Adult
    10 €
  • Child
    6 €
Openings
  • From April 9, 2022
    until July 7, 2022
  • From July 8, 2022
    until August 31, 2022
  • From September 1, 2022
    until September 30, 2022
  • From October 1, 2022
    until October 21, 2022
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM