The Salviac Museum of Agricultural and Automotive Heritage

In the Quercy region, at the gateway to the Périgord Noir, Benoît Jouclar and his team of volunteers have restored a century's worth of farming tools, bringing back to life this veritable heritage, a testimony to the traditions of daily life.

 

A little history....

Benoît Jouclar, founder of the museum, decided at the age of 14 to go in search of his grandfather's tractor, a 1948 Farmall Cub (Marshall Plan).

This desire to share his passion and pass it on to the younger generation led to the rest. It was by listening to "the old-timers" that he decided to save this magnificent heritage at all costs.

Every year, he unearths incredible "toys".

 

The Museum...
On a 6000m2 site, a collection of over 250 tractors, 150 cars and vans, 200 two-wheelers, motorcycles, bicycles... motorcycles, and a thousand items and objects in their period environment. Plus a guide who will share with you the evolution of rural machinery and tell you a few surprising anecdotes.
The museum is designed for anyone with a passion for the world of agriculture, cars, the everyday objects of our "elders", or the simply curious.

Among the latest additions: a bread oven where you can enjoy recipes from yesteryear, reconstructions of the school and grocery store of yesteryear, an old trades area with life-size characters and animals, a model area, toys from my childhood, irons, coffee grinders, gramophones and phonographs, sewing machines, dolls, activities for children and a Renault Schooner, a circuit for children, pedal cars and tractors...

The Museum is open daily from 09:00 to 19:00.

 

Museum of Agricultural and Automotive Heritage
Lieu-dit Pépy
463 40 Salviac
Tel: 05 65 41 56 18 or 06 81 09 98 05.


contact@musee-agricole-salviac.com


http://www.musee-agricole-salviac.com/

 

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