Exposition 2023-2024 | Dix ans de dons

Thursday July 25
Museum of the Resistance in Argoat Saint-Connan 22480 Saint-Connan
Temporary exhibition | “Ten years of donations, collection of the Resistance Museum in Argoat”
From September 17, 2023 to September 15, 2024
At the Pole of Etang Neuf.

The life of the past leaves traces that historians use to tell the story and offer us their interpretation. Official or private documents, objects, works of art, testimonies, make up the pieces of a puzzle constantly renewed according to new discoveries and our questions.

During these eleven years of existence, the Resistance Museum in Argoat has been enriched by numerous donations made by individuals. Sometimes a simple photo, discovered upon the death of a relative, a gas mask relegated to the attic, but also a deportation diary or a transceiver parachuted from England to the resistance.

From the seemingly most banal, like these ration tickets produced in millions of copies, to the rarest, like the photo of Father Fleury in his clandestine office, each of these donations tells a story, individual and collective.

It is a part of this history that we invite you to discover today, through a selection of objects and documents from our collections. Each of them illustrates a moment or an aspect of these years of war.
This evocation, which starts from the beginnings of the war until the liberation of the towns of the department, does not show all the facets of the Occupation because the documents and objects given to us do not address them all. We did not want to add any from outside the museum.

We are aware that such an exhibition would not have been possible without the generosity of the men and women who left us their precious memories. It is a form of homage for us to present them to you today.

Practical information :
Entrance (museum + exhibition): €6
All year round, Wednesday and Sunday from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
During school holidays, Tuesday to Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 13 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m., Sunday from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
Every day for groups by reservation

The Resistance Museum in Argoat and the Livandour gallery are located at the Pôle de l'Etang neuf.

All dates and times

Opening hours from September 17, 2023 to September 15, 2024


Further information) :

Basic rate
(Reduced: €5)

Child rate
(Free Under 7 years old)

Access map


Resistance Museum in Argoat
Saint Connan
22480 Saint Connan
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