Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses, Brousses-et-Villaret

4.6
#1 of 38 in Museums in Aude
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Once the center of great innovation in paper-making, Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses showcases a traditional paper mill where you can see a variety of types of paper produced using old methods. Discover antique technologies and craftsmanship, including the use of uncommon materials like rag paper, lavender, ferns, and other substances. The production at the mill stopped for many years in the 20th century, but eventually resumed due to a desire to preserve the history and techniques of the original industry. Writers, historians, artists, and printers have come to prize the high-quality papers created at this facility. Use our Brousses-et-Villaret trip planning site to add Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses and other attractions to your Brousses-et-Villaret vacation plans.
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  • Not only do you get a demonstration of how paper is made in the artisanal style, but you get given an entire history of paper and it's forebears, with plenty that is hands on. The shop is also full...  more »
  • We've learned so much about the history of paper. The tour lasted just over a hour as it was in both French and English, but being in a place with such rich history, it was well worth it. Our guide.....  more »
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  • Great little hidden gem (you must look hard to find it) Amazing hand crafted paper and quality stationary at reasonable prices with a great service
  • Spent a very informative and interesting hour or so here. Surprising and worth the visit.

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