The old books collection
The second largest technical library in France
Like the contemporary collection, the topics are the tools, techniques, crafts and writings of workers and farmers. You will thus be able to find the majority of the old reference manuals on trades, as the Roret manuals.
These volumes are classified in 4 major thematic: Professions and Techniques, Social History, Training, Culture.
You can consult our catalog of the ancient collection on the site of the multimedia library of Troyes :
Museum and bookshop
Every day from 09am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm
From October to March the museum and bookshop are closed on Tuesdays
Closed every year on 1 January and 25 December
Closed from the 24th of December 2020 (12pm) to the 3rd of January 2021 included
The resource center
Closed until further notice (september 2020)