Manufacture Saint Jean


Visit the Manufacture St Jean tapestry factory and see how tapestries are made and restored. The tour will take you through the wool store and into the workshops of the factory where tapestries are woven in a variety of methods on vertical and horizontal looms.

You will also see the restoration workshops where master weavers work on old and ancient tapestries, and a gallery of temporary exhibitions of tapestries by various artists.

Places to visit nearby

Aubusson in Limousin is famous worldwide for its tapestries that have been made here since the 14th century.

Guéret in Limousin is a large market town surrounded by the stunning hills of the Monts de Guéret and the Forest of Chambrières.

Limoges in Limousin is a pretty historical city known for its porcelain and enamels.

Nearby attractions

Inside the Musée Départemental de la Tapisserie, you'll discover a world of tapestry-making with a range of works from the 17th, 18th,19th and 20th centuries.

Walk into the kingdom of the wolves at Les Loups de Chabrières and observe these fascinating creatures in their natural forest environment.

The Musée de la Sénatorerie is an interesting arts and archaeology museum in Guéret. Housed inside a former mansion, the museum has rooms dedicated to natural history with many examples of taxidermy, collections of paintings...