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Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Grains

Parc historique de la Pointe-du-Moulin
2500 boulevard Don Quichotte
Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot
Quebec J7V 7P2
CANADA

Tel/Fax: 514-453-5936
Website: www.pointedumoulin.com
Email: moulin@netrevolution.com

Mission: Films and interactive exhibits on flour milling. Working mill built in 1705; miller's house built in 1790.

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Grains

Peirce Mill
Rock Creek Park
Washington DC

Curator: Administered by the National Park Service.
Tel/Fax: 202-426-6908, 202-619-7222

Mission: Water-powered grist mill (1820) with much original machinery and equipment; the last of eight 19th-century mills that operated along Rock Creek.. Closed in 1897, restored in 1935 by WPA. Flour produced was used in government cafeterias in 1930s - 40s. Further restoration in late 1960s and open to visitors in 1970s and 80s. Damaged and shut down in 1993. No longer an operating mill.

Admission Info: Open Wednesday - Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm. Closed on all holidays.

Other Info: PLANS TO RESTORE SO IT CAN BE POWERED BY ROCK CREEK WATER TO TURN WOODEN MACHINERY AND MILLSTONE TO CONVERT GRAIN TO FLOUR.

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Baking

Pekmuzeum
Becsi utca 5
Sopron 9400
HUNGARY

Tel/Fax: (99) 311-27

Mission: The history of the Bakery Musseum is traceable from the 16th century. the original stone building was erected in 1666 and rebuilt in 1749. The first owner of record was Joachim Huber from 1686 to 1699. Since then important masters of the bakery crafts have lived in the museum. In addition to the bakery, the confectioner's workshops and the master's living quarters, there also was a wine cellar, indicating that long-ago Sopron bakers were vintners, too .

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Honey

Petofi Memorial Apiary
Borjad
Tolna megye
HUNGARY

Mission: History and techniques of bee-keeping

Museums/Collections (Specific Foods)—Herbs, Peppermint

Pfefferminzmuseum
Parkstrasse 43
Eichenau
Near Munich 823223
GERMANY

Tel/Fax: 8141/50080, 8141/7646, 8141/71639
Website: www.minzmuseum.de/eindex.html

Mission: Collections of tools, equipment and machinery for the cultivation, harvesting and drying of peppermint. Texts, documents, and graphics also show the significance in the past of this important medicinal herb.

Admission Info: Open Sundays, 2 - 4pm: Admission free. For groups of 10 or more, guided tours by appointment.

Other Info: Opened in 1986

Museums/Collections (Specific Foods)—Grains

Pickwick Mill
Route 4, box 219 (12 miles from Winona on County Road 7)
Winona MN 55987

Tel/Fax: 507-457-0499, 507-457-3296
Website: www.pickwickmill.org

Mission: History of flour milling, milling technology, and their developments. Mill dates from 1858 and is one of the oldest water-powered mills in southeast Minnesota. It operated continuously until 1978. The milling machinery and French mill stones in the 6-story building are run by a 20-foot-diameter overshot water wheel. The mill ran 24 hours/day during the Civil War, producing 100 barrels of flour/day for the Union Army. Today the mill contains the mills stones, currently in operation, and equipment for when it later became a roller mill.

Admission Info: Open June, July, and August, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday, 11 am-5 pm. May, September, October, open weekends only.

Museums/Collections (Specific Foods)—Grains

Pine Creek Grist Mill
Wild Cat Den State Park
Muscatine IA 52761

Tel/Fax: 563-263-2331 X323
Email: cynthiabeaudette@muscatinejournal.com

Mission: Built in 1848, this is a working mill on its original site.

Admission Info: Open May September, Wednesday Sunday, 12:30-4:30 pm.

Museums/Collections (Specific Foods)—Chocolate

Planete-Musee du Chocolat
14 Avenue Beaurivage
64200 Biarritz
FRANCE

Mission: The history of chocolate, exhibits of historic chocolate making tools and porcelain services, a chocolate sculpture gallery, and a display of nostalgic chocolate ads. Hot chocolate tasting available.

Museums/Collections (Specific Foods)—Cheese

Plansarski muzej
Stara Fuzina 181
Bohinjsko
Jezero 4265
SLOVENIA

Curator: The museum opened in 1971 in an abandoned village cheese-dairy built in 1883 and operated until 1967. The collection was renovated in 1990.
Tel/Fax: 386 04/201 39 50
Website: www.bohinn.com/kultura/en/muzeji.htm
Email: info@gorenjskimusej.si

Mission: Includes the interior of an Alpine dairy hut, a well-preserved cheese and dairy plant, with rennet vats, a cheese press, cheese-making utensils, milk bowls, butter churns. Photographs of herdsmen and dairymen, showing their work in the mountains, their dwellings, food, leisure activities, and how the cows are driven to and from mountain pastures. Documents on the organization of cheese making.

Admission Info: Open daily except Monday, July and August, 11 am - 7 pm; December 25 - June 30 and September 1 - October 31, 10 am - noon and 4 - 6 pm. Closed November 1 - December 24. Admission fee.

Other Info: Bohinj is the most important center of Alpine dairy farming in Slovenia, with access to the greatest number of adjacent Alpine meadows. Originally all Bohinj cheese was made in Alpine pastures where the cows were taken in the spring. In 1873 a cooperative began to make a Swiss form of cheese.

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Fish

Port Dover Harbour Museum
44 Harbour St.
Port Dover
Ontario N0A 1N0
CANADA

Tel/Fax: (519) 583-2660
Website: can-pdhm@immedia.ca

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