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A Witness of the past

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Town of Art & History in Trévoux
  • One-of-a-kind reconstruction of an "argue" making gold and silver thread like in the 17th century.
    Based on diagrams in the Grande Encyclopédie, the machine is 7m long, 3.5m high and works perfectly.

  • Trévoux, the capital of a once independent Principality, specialised in weaving gold and silver thread.
    The Privais association hosts demonstrations throughout the year for groups available to book at Tourist Information.
  • Spoken languages
    • Italian
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 25  Maximum number of people
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Cash
  • From January 3, 2024 until December 31, 2024
    Closed On Thursday
  • * Canceled or closed