Luberon Art and Tradition
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Plates, dishes, soup bowls, teapots and ewers …. Just a few of the 250 objects on show, retracing the history of earthenware in and around Apt since the 18th century, a production which was helped due to the large abundance of clay and terracotta in the region. The reconstruction of a pottery workshop allows us to understand their work in the past and today.
The museum also contains an exhibition devoted to ochre, from its extraction to marketing.
One must not forget that Apt is the world capital of candied fruit. The museum is also installed in the former Marliagues factory where you can discover the factory hardware as well as a striking collection of labels and packaging of candied fruits.
Place du Postel 84400 Apt
- From June to September: Monday to Saturday 10am to 12.00 and 2pm to 6.30pm
- From October to May: Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 12.00 and 2pm to 5.30pm
The luseum is closed from Monday, December 22nd 2014 to Monday, February 2nd 2015