the bread, a big history !

Discover the history of the bread and Alsatian specialties.

Welcome to the Maison du Pain d’Alsace in Sélestat!

Located in the heart of Alsace, just two steps away from the Humanist Library, and just a couple of minutes away from the Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle, the Maison du Pain awaits you to let you experience the history of bread in a unique place.

Museum of Maison du Pain d’Alsace

A brand-new museum’s tour takes you into the history of bread with five visiting areas renovated in 2018. From the first ear of wheat to the first types of flour, from the master baker’s work then and now, from the legends of the pretzel to the Kougelhopf, come discover bread in all its forms.

The Bakery of the Maison du Pain d’Alsace

To complete the history, the bakers from Maison du Pain d’Alsace welcome you in the bakery to awake your senses: special types of bread, kougelhops, pretzels, aniseed bread and cookies (bredele) are produced and baked on-site. Hands-on animations for young and old are offered all year round.
A coffee-shop and a terrace complete the promise of a tasteful moment in Sélestat.

Live, smell and taste the history of bread in Sélestat!

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breads per day

different types of bread

events in 2018

smiles of children in 2018

EXPAND YOUR EXPERIENCE !

For an entrance into the Maison du Pain d’Alsace you get a reduced entrance fee for the Humanist Library and the other way round.

Maison du Pain

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