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Heritage centre and site

La Maison de la Baie

Heritage centre and site
La Maison de la Baie
Site de l'étoile
22120 Hillion
How to get there
  • 02 96 32 27 98
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How to get there
Public transport 0.8 km

The scenography of the Maison de la Baie (Bay Discovery Centre) museum takes its visitors from the top of the cliff to an underwater viewing room, learning a thing or two on the way. Ready for an adventure?

It all begins on the Chemin des Douaniers (Customs Officers' Path) around an orientation table in a setting full of geological models, stone exhibits, videos and a narrow lookout point, inviting you to boldly go forth. As you go down, the stairway recreates the path along the cliff and gives you some information about this vertical world. You then enter a universe of tidal phenomena, the tides being particularly great in Saint-Brieuc bay. A model shows you how people adapted their economic activities to the tides. The walk continues along the sea front. A wooden path, lighting effects and then into a decor of dunes showing their different elements and life under the sand. After passing through a curtain of seaweed, welcome to the underwater world. A wall of aquariums displays the endemic flora and fauna. Then its back to the surface, the staircase standing in for an airlock. With each step the exceptional panorama of the bay opens up. Reaching the glass atrium, it's time to stop and meditate. Then there's the last stage of the journey, telling the tale of how we humans and our activities have impacted the bay. Questions and ideas abound to help us understand how to create the best conditions for people and bay to coexist in mutual harmony. Go for it: calculate your carbon footprint!
The end of the visit is devoted to ways in which we can protect our fragile natural environment. You may be lucky enough to catch one of the temporary exhibitions held by the museum.

Our expert's advice
  • French
  • Accueil de personnes à mobilité réduite
  • Pets forbidden
  • Debit cards, Postal or bank cheques, Holiday vouchers, Cash
  • Maritime
  • Children's museum
  • Natural sciences
  • Fully equipped meeting room
  • Shop
  • Play area
  • Specific theme activities
  • Adult workshop
  • Junior workshop
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions
Rates
  • Base rate - full rate adult 4€
  • Child rate 2.50€
  • Concessions 2.50€ à 0.50€
  • Group rate 3€
Opening hours
  • Monday : closed
  • Tuesday : closed
  • Wednesday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Thursday : closed
  • Friday : closed
  • Saturday : closed
  • Sunday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Monday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Tuesday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Wednesday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Thursday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Friday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Saturday : closed
  • Sunday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Monday : closed
  • Tuesday : closed
  • Wednesday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Thursday : closed
  • Friday : closed
  • Saturday : closed
  • Sunday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Monday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Tuesday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Wednesday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Thursday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Friday : from 14h00 to 18h00
  • Saturday : closed
  • Sunday : from 14h00 to 18h00
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Calendar
the tides
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High tide
Low tide
Mon 30
Low tide
High tide
00:54 coef. 45
Low tide
07:39
High tide
13:33 coef. 40
Low tide
20:12
Tue 31
Low tide
High tide
02:08 coef. 38
Low tide
08:56
High tide
15:01 coef. 38
Low tide
21:29
Wed 01
Low tide
High tide
03:35 coef. 40
Low tide
10:17
High tide
16:22 coef. 43
Low tide
22:45
Thu 02
Low tide
High tide
04:46 coef. 47
Low tide
11:23
High tide
17:23 coef. 52
Low tide
23:45
Fri 03
Low tide
High tide
05:38 coef. 56
Low tide
12:15
High tide
18:10 coef. 61
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Sat 04
Low tide
00:33
High tide
06:20 coef. 65
Low tide
12:58
High tide
18:49 coef. 69
Low tide
Sun 05
Low tide
01:14
High tide
06:58 coef. 72
Low tide
13:37
High tide
19:24 coef. 75
Low tide
How to get there
Heritage centre and site
La Maison de la Baie
Site de l'étoile
22120 Hillion
How to get there
Public transport 0.8 km
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