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A look into the history of paper making in the heart of France. An insight into the lives of the paper makers at work and at home. A fully working demonstration of making paper from cotton from start to finish a good gift shop for...More
Third time for me and I still love it. I'm from the region and I appreciate the informations on the way people lived there back in the day. And I also love the history of paper making and the demonstration. The visit is very well...More
A really interesting place to visit. Guided tour was informative and the highlight was matching the paper maker make paper - always interesting to watch a craftsman at work.
For non-French speakers unclear whether tours available in any other languages.
Mill is situated in a...More
We had a great guided visit in this still working paper mill. Impressive how they still make paper in exactly the same way they used to do it centuries ago. And this is paper not made on the basis of woodpulp, but clothpulp. This mill...More
We arrived to visit the paper mill, interested in seeing the operations of such an old, continuously operating mill. We enquiried, "do you have a tour in English?" No. "Do you have an audio guide?" No. "May we visit the exhibitions on our own?" No....More
The museum is in a beautiful setting and just a short drive from ambert. We joined a French tour which we expected, and since it was a small group, we expected to take turns getting close to the items being discussed. Unfortunately that was not...More
Heard about the paper mill from a friend who said I must visit, she is not usually wrong. When we arrived I thought it was closed despite having checked their web. Just needed to ring the doorbell as our host was out of reception. We...More
Richard de Bas is an old paper mill where some areas have been preserved. A guided visit takes you to the living quarters where many interesting objects are described and then to a showroom and to the mill facilities. You can see some very old...More
The Moulin Richard la Bas is a very interesting look at the ancient craft of paper making for which this area of France is noted. Although I am not proficient in French, I was able to understand the wonderful French guide enough to take away...More