The Glass and Stained-Glass Museum tells the story of glass through collections of objects that have served a luxurious, spiritual lifestyle but also from a scientific era.
It offers an educational itinerary that unveils the birth of glass in Mesopotamia 7000 years ago, the techniques of moulding, blowing, stained glass creation, and in parallel, scientific objects testify to the role of glass in great discoveries.
A Gallo-Roman site inhabited for over 2000 years, the Moulin des Bouillons is an olive oil mill also called the "blood mill" as it was driven by animals or slaves. It is the oldest mill preserved with all its working elements. Since the first century, several presses have followed one another. The last one, dating from the 16th century is monumental, weighing 7 tons and 10m long. This mill, with its vats carved out of the rock and Roman pipework, tells the story of olive oil and Marseille soap in the Mediterranean. Collection of oil lamps, amphora...