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Diving into the maritime history of Concarneau! At the entrance to Concarneau’s famous Ville Close (walled town), visitors will find a unique museum where they can explore Brittany’s exceptional maritime heritage. 

The museum, officially recognised as a “Musée de France”, houses a collection of work tools, everyday objects, real boats, models and much more. There’s plenty to discover and share whether you’re visiting with friends or family.
A jewel of the collection, the Hémerica, a side-trawl fishing vessel, is moored at the museum’s pier. The tour of this vessel, which benefited from a vast restoration campaign in 2014, is an immersion into the daily life of its sailors, from their living quarters to the gangway and the fish hold. An absolute must-see!
Media and events
The Information Department at the Fishing Museum offers guided tours, discovery workshops for adults and children, and evening events (conferences, storytelling, etc).


The Fishing Museum
3 rue Vauban – Ville Close
29 900 Concarneau
Tél. +33 (0)2 98 97 10 20


Opening details

February, March, November and December (except French school holidays period) : from 2:00pm to 5:30pm (Closed on Monday)
 French school holidays period: from 10:00am to 6:00pm (Closed on Monday)
• From April to June, September and October: from 10:00am to 6:00pm
(Closed on Monday)
• July and August: from 10:00am to 7:00pm (7 days a week, except 6th and 13th July)

Closed on : January, the 25th December, Mondays (except from 14th July to 14st September). Mondays special openning  : 22nd and 29 April, 6th May, 10th June.


Adult : 5 €
Reduced price : 3 €
Under 18 : free