De la forêt à la mer

From forest to sea: the history of marine timbers" exhibition

Cultural ,  Exhibition in Rochefort
  • The Bercé forest, now famous for its cooperage, also provided wood for the navy's dockyards. Under Louis XIV, Colbert set up a forest management system to produce wood for shipbuilding in the kingdom's forests. This exhibition tells the story of these oaks, which are so far from the sea, and which have been the focus of much attention: from their development to their selection by Water and Forestry and Navy officials, then from felling to transport to the Rochefort arsenal, where they will...
    The Bercé forest, now famous for its cooperage, also provided wood for the navy's dockyards. Under Louis XIV, Colbert set up a forest management system to produce wood for shipbuilding in the kingdom's forests. This exhibition tells the story of these oaks, which are so far from the sea, and which have been the focus of much attention: from their development to their selection by Water and Forestry and Navy officials, then from felling to transport to the Rochefort arsenal, where they will eventually take their place in a Royal Navy ship.
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  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
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  • From April 8, 2024
    until April 30, 2024
  • From May 2, 2024
    until May 7, 2024
  • From May 11, 2024
    until May 19, 2024
  • From May 21, 2024
    until July 13, 2024
  • From July 15, 2024
    until August 14, 2024
  • From August 17, 2024
    until September 27, 2024
  • On September 22, 2024
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