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The unique Wolf Museum

Tucked away in Le Cloître Saint-Thégonnec is a unique museum, the only one of its kind in France. Here you’ll find out all about wolves, which still roamed the surrounding countryside just 100 years ago...

This museum tells the story of the wolf

Its habits, its hunting, its disappearance, its place in biodiversity and the issues surrounding its presence in modern France.

The support materials are designed to appeal, being educational and entertaining, arousing the curiosity of any visitor, any age. Find out about wolves here and now, in years gone by and in mythology.

Classic fairytales such as "Little Red Riding Hood" and more modern stories are told in a dedicated room.

Your visit also traces the village streets where the wolf once inspired artists, whose works then enriched and embellished the town. You might end up along the waterways, the moors and boggy hillsides where locals used to catch a glimpse of yellow eyes burning through the night...

Opening Times: Open Sunday afternoons (and Wednesday afternoons during school holidays) from April to the end of June then from September to the end of November from 2pm to 6pm.
July and August: every day from 2pm to 6pm. Guided visits are possible for groups of 10+ people every day throughout the year, by prior arrangement.

Entry:

  • Adults: 4 euros
  • Children (7-12 years): 3 euros
  • Children (-7 years): FREE
  • Reduced rates for groups (please ask)

Practical Info

Musée du Loup
1 rue du calvaire
29410 Le Cloître-Saint-Thégonnec

Tel fixe : 02 98 79 73 45
E-mail : musee.du.loup@wanadoo.fr
Site Web : www.museeduloup.fr

Description :

At the foot of the Arrée Mountains, the Wolf Museum will help you learn all about this fascinating creature, so different from the big, bad wolf of fairytales and legends. The museum now boasts a brand-new visitor experience, with a new atmosphere and a fresh tone. In just an hour and a half, it’s possible to discover the life of the wolf but also to learn about the collection of traditions concerning this fascinating creature. Its way of life, its biology, the protection of certain species and also the image of the wolf in fairytales: this museum offers a complete portrait of the animal. Thanks to this original experience, you can get up close to stuffed wolves and improve your knowledge. You can look at the reconstruction of a wolf den, and help some sheep to escape from the wolf! Through the interactive exhibits, you can morph yourself into a half-man-half-beast and see yourself on the screen next to a real wolf.

Latitude : 48.4801617
Longitude : -3.7947034