La Cour de Marie
Raynal doll museum and much more...
A Museum and much more.
Entering Marie's courtyard, we imagine the life that the Alsatian family, rural in the last century, could lead, and over the course of the visit, like a family album, the atmosphere of our ancestors' era comes alive. before our delighted eyes ...
This is where time stops to allow us to relive our roots and traditions, which we have known in our pre- and post-war villages.
it is the only museum showing a magnificent exhibition of more than 300 Raynal dolls
You can see a collection of televisions dating from 1951, a collection of radios from the 1920s to 1950s, and much more…
The museum also traces the history of the KUHN agricultural machinery business in Saverne from 1828 to the present day.
the magic and authenticity at the heart of the past
RAYNAL DOLL’S MARVELLOUS WORLD
Made of felt material stuffed with wood shavings and straw, the first Raynal doll was designed and manufactured by Édouard Raynal, a dollmaker from Mulhouse (Southern Alsace).
The collection features over 70 dolls dating back to 1920 up to 1974, as well as other toys … our childhood memories.
The museum also boasts a doll repair clinic. So do not hesitate to call us if needed!
A rich collection of baby carriages from 1870 to 1970 from France, Germany and Great-Britain is also displayed.
“In my TERROT, I sweetly sleep” claimed the Dijon manufacture in 1930 (see picture).
Contrary to common belief, Terrot did not limit its manufacturing to bikes, motorcycles or other mechanical equipment.
OTHER ITEMS ARE ALSO ON DISPLAY
•Sewing-machines from 1850 to 1950.
•Over 100 baby-carriages from 1870 to 1970.
•A 100 years history of the “Coop” association.
The Union des Coopérateurs d’Alsace (Union of Alsace Cooperators) was founded in 1902, in times of hardship, under the name of “Konsumverein”. The exhibition traces its history through to the present day.
Visit the grocery shop and its accessories from the 1950s, as well as photos, advertisements, etc …!
100 years of the fabulous destiny of the RaynalRaynal doll 1922-2022
Through a guided tour, come and discover an exhibition never seen in France on the occasion of the centenary of the Raynal Doll (1922-2022)! Many photos of the Maison Raynal workshop, a retrospective of 50 years of creations, diplomatic gifts and French Fleurons dressed in Haute Couture (1922-1974) in their original outfits will complete the story of the dolls.
Hours und prices
Open every weekend from April 23, 2022
to October 16, 2022
Saturday from 10 a.m to 12noon and 1:30 p.p.to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday from 2 p.m to 6:00p.m.
Open on appointment outside of
this period and holidays for groups of 20 people and more
-Adult: 6,50 €
- children: 4.50 €
-Group rate for a minimum of 20 participants: 5.50 € per person.
Free guided tour in English.
Duration of the visit: 1 hour.
Disabled access: Persons with reduced mobility must be accompanied to visit the museum.
Additional amenities/services: Toilets
Languages spoken: French
Practical services: Shops / Sale of products
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