The Grand Lieu lake Fishermen's House : a unique sight on the lake and the customs of people living around.
Authentic village of a fishing community
Situated in the heart of the typical fishermen's village of Passay, The Grand Lieu lake Fishermen's House is a must-stop to discover the life on the lakeside.
Discover the different rooms of the museum
The aquarium and the technical room
Dive into Grand Lieu lake water and discover its aquatic life (fauna and flora) thanks to 15 aquariums (10 000 litres).
In the technical room, you will find traditional boats and fishing tools, either old or new, and still used by today's professional fishermen.
Stop in one of the rooms and listen carefully to the fishermen's stories !
The observation tower
It is 12 meters high and provided with professional binocular optics to offer a unique view on the largest lowland lake in France and its nature reserve.
It is surrounded by a pleasant and relaxing garden with an educational pool (amphibians, flora).
Ethnological resources center of the village, the museum recounts the history and daily life of the Passis from the 1930s to the 1970s :
Life on the lakeside, activities and traditional celebrations, relationships between the fishermen and other people around the lake, creation of the cooperative society, hunting, reed weaving, agriculture.
Temporary exhibition room
Grand Lieu, the lake, the village of Passay are source of inspiration for artists and historians.
The temporary exhibition room offers several additional topics each year, linked to art, history or the nature we are keen on preserving.
Conferences, meetings or oral memory collecting workshops are regularly scheduled.
More information, consulter l’agenda.
And don't miss … The "Tudeau" House
Built at the end of the 19th century, this old fisherman's house symbolises the typical architecture of the village of Passay.