Le Musée du Vélo
Located on the site of the former workshops of the Prugnat factories, where the famous ” pinces parisiennes ” were manufactured, the Musée du Vélo looks back at the history of the bicycle, from 1817 to the present day : Draisienne, Vélo Michaux, Grand Bi, Hirondelle ...
Visitors can also learn about the very first years of the Tour de France, through the routes of great champions from Seine & Loing: René Pottier, winner of the 1906 race, and André Leducq, two-time winner in 1930 and 1932. The museum also runs a workshop on its premises that sells and repairs bicycle, along with the company Vello Bello.
The museum opens Tuesday to Friday from 2 to 7 pm, and Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. Free entrance. Guided tours for groups are available all year round, and for individuals (programme available at the Tourist Office)
Prugnat Site, Route de St-Mammès in Moret-sur-Loing.
Moret-sur-Loing Tourist Office
Vello Bello workshop:
Facebook : facebook.com/velobello.france
The Municipal museum
of Moret-sur-Loing offers an insight into the town’s history. It also hosts contemporary art exhibitions.
Open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, 2 to 6 pm (from March to April and September to December), and 2 to 7 pm (from May to August).
4 bis Place de Samois, Moret-sur-Loing, Moret-Loing-et-Orvanne
Phone: +33 (0)1 60 70 32 30
Barley sugar museum: More information about barley sugar and the museum on this page
See also Art Galeries, a café-théâtre (le thalie theatre) and the river stops on the Loing river and the canal.
In May, the commune, shops and exhibition organizers offer a festival of surprises
to celebrate the arrival
of spring. These will include numerous arts, music and dance events, tastings, games,
and a parade!
Relive the famous
“Belle Epoque” period
of history during
an immersion weekend
Moret will be travelling back to 1900 with free exhibitions and events. Among the high points, will be a 1900 wedding, school certificates, a bank robbery,
a costume parade and street theatre.
The "point Sisley"
Run by an association of enthusiasts and scholars, ” Point Sisley “ offers visitors a chance to discover some of the artist’s works through reproductions.
24 Rue Grande,
Phone: +33 (0)1 60 70 39 99
Open Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, from 3 to 6 pm, April to September, or on request.