25 March 2024

Visit to the Biscarrosse hydra museum

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Learn more about aviation during your vacation in the Landes. With its ability to link all countries, it remains one of mankind’s most prodigious inventions. For Biscarrosse, the history of the aeronautical world is no longer a secret, as it has benefited from a museum dedicated to hydraviation. It’s the only place in Europe where you’ll find the entire history of the seaplane, from its precursors to today’s state-of-the-art aircraft.

The only hydra museum

Visit to the hydraviation museum in Biscarrosse

The hydraviation museum offers a guided tour through the history of these amazing machines. Photographic documents, archives, paintings and posters are also on display. Flight suits, uniforms and logbooks are also on display. Antique seaplane miniatures are the most popular. For those with a keen interest in flying, the museum boasts many autographs of famous pilots, their decorations, personal memorabilia and more. As for mechanics, engines and spare parts are also on display.

The conservatory remains open to visitors all year round, from 2pm in the off-season and 10am in the high season. Please note, however, that group tours must be booked in advance. For adults, admission is 6.5 euros for guided tours and 5 euros without a guide. For youth groups, however, the fee is 2 euros. Single ticket prices are 8 euros for adults and 4 euros for those with a reduced ticket. For children under 18, the fee is 3 euros, except for children under 6, who are free.