Domestic, social and cultural life


Postes de radiosCuisinière Godin

This theme deals with beliefs and customs followed in France, hobbies and domestic environment. These aspects of French society are represented by a lawnmower, a wood stove, sewing machines, a pressure cooker, coffee grinders, a doll’s tea set, an automaton, radio receivers, fairground organs, etc.

At the end of your visit in this section, you will find a lateral gallery dedicated to audio broadcasting. This gallery presents an atypical collection of player pianos in the form of a comparative anatomy, along with various objects used for audio broadcasting, such as portable radios from the 1950s, which already echoes the ultraportable music of nowadays.