Fonderie de Cloches Cornille Havard

Cornille Havard Bell Foundry

Technical visits

A know-how of excellence for a fun and surprising visit !
In a very attractive workshop from XIX century, some traditional techniques of moulding with a base of clay, of horse manure and goats hair mixed with modern technology like analysing the resonance to check the sound of the bells. The new bells of Notre Dame in Paris were made here. At the end of the visit you can ring the bells with a mallet to create some melodies or listen to the range of little bells. This educational and fun visit ends in the themed shop where you will find the best of the local crafts: bells and hand bells, weather vanes, copper cookware and local products...

Visit duration : 60 min

Chains & labels

  • Entreprise du patrimoine vivant
  • Normandie Qualité Tourisme
  • Qualité Tourisme
  • Motor handicap
  • Hearing handicap
  • Mental handicap
  • Visual handicap

Une maquette tactile de la fonderie est à disposition à l'accueil.

Spoken languages :

  • English
  • German

10 rue du Pont Chignon



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Opening period :

From 08/02/2022 till 17/07/2022

From 18/07/2022 till 27/08/2022

From 29/08/2022 till 12/11/2022

From 17/12/2022 till 16/01/2023


Payment method

  • Debit cards
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Cash
  • Contactless payment

Prices 2022/2023

Rate Price - Price + More information
Base rate - full rate adult 8,70€
Child rate 7,70€
Rate for adult group 7,70€ 8,20€
School group rate 6,70€ 7,20€

Equipments & Services


  • Childrens' toilet
  • Toilets
  • Baby changing area
  • Outdoor games


  • Shop
  • Bicycle parking

Pets accepted : yes