The Industrial Adventure Museum APT

The Industrial Adventure Museum in Apt

This museum tells the main steps in the true adventure of the industrial activity which has impacted and continues to influence the history of the area and the life of local inhabitants since the 18th century. Open from 1 February to 30 June / 1 September to December, from Tuesday to Saturday:10 am to 12 am / 2 pm to 5.30 pm. Open in July ansdd August, from Monday to Saturday: 10 am to 12 am / 2 pm to 6:30 pm. Closed for bank holidays.

Industrial activity in the Apt area is characterised by three main natural resources - ochre to make colour pigment, clay to make faience ware and architectural ceramics, and fruit orchards to produce the fruit for the candied fruit industry. Around these three industries, several related activities, such as packaging, mechanics, and sulphur extraction, have sprung up to work with these three main products. The museum's collections preserve the memory of all those who worked in processing this natural resources. The museum is in the former Marliagues candied fruit factory.
Free for persons under 18 years old. 
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Place du Postel
 
84400  APT
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T. 04 90 74 95 30
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Longitude: 5.397988
Latitude: 43.87569