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Musée des nourrices et des enfants de l'Assistance publique

Museum, Municipal museum, Anthropology, Living museum, History, Living museum, Modern in Alligny-en-Morvan
  • The history of the nannies and the children of the public assistance has shaped the identity of the Morvan. Since the end of the 18th century, it has involved tens of thousands of children, women and families

    A place of memory and expression, through its 200 m2 of exhibition space, the museum evokes the destinies of the children of the Assistance placed in the Morvan, of the families who took them in and of the women who left as wet nurses to nurse the children of the Parisian bourgeoisie....
    The history of the nannies and the children of the public assistance has shaped the identity of the Morvan. Since the end of the 18th century, it has involved tens of thousands of children, women and families

    A place of memory and expression, through its 200 m2 of exhibition space, the museum evokes the destinies of the children of the Assistance placed in the Morvan, of the families who took them in and of the women who left as wet nurses to nurse the children of the Parisian bourgeoisie. Through a lively scenography where historical data and sensitive testimonies are intertwined, the museum is a link between history and current issues concerning the family, parenthood, children... Two centuries of local history compared to the evolution of society and public administration

    Designed as a real place to live, the museum houses a café and three guest rooms.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
    • English
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
Services
  • Activities
    • Specific theme activities
    • Adult workshop
    • Junior workshop
    • Specialist conferences
    • Conferences
    • Temporary exhibitions
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Bar
    • Parking
    • Petite restauration
    • Fully equipped meetings room
    • Toilettes
  • Services
    • Library
    • Shop
    • Play area
    • Media library
    • WIFI
Rates
Payment methods
  • Payment cards
  • Cheques and postal orders
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
  • Bank transfers
  • Rates
  • Base rate - full rate adult
    From 6 €
  • Rate for job seekers
    From 3.50 €
  • Gratuities
  • Child rate
    From 3.50 €
  • Student rate
  • Other rate
    From 3.50 €