A 100% original tour in an unexpected factory!

At the heart of our workshops, you are invited to explore the manufacturing secrets of our sewing needles. You will be up close with the workers and their unique craftsmanship, in an authentic and immersive environment. Additionally, our large contemporary museum opens its doors to you, with its thematic, historical, and technical spaces. Experience an unforgettable journey at the heart of the unique BOHIN sewing needle factory!

Opening timetable

From April 2nd to November 1st 2024 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
From 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The full tour lasts on average 2 hours.

Closed on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

REMINDER: Workers are off on public holidays and from August 05 to August 23, 2024. The workshops are visited accompanied by videos and text showing the operation of the machines and ambient sound.

All year round by reservation for groups of more than 20 people.

Find the schedule of visit days by clicking here


How to visit us?

The Bohin workshop visit is ideally located in the center of Normandy. Between the D-Day beaches and the castles of the Loire, between Paris and Mont-Saint-Michel, it's an easy stop to include in your vacation itinerary or a destination.

The workshops are located in Normandy, in the Orne department, at Saint-Sulpice-sur-Risle near L'Aigle.

1 le bourg
61300 Saint-Sulpice-sur-Risle

GPS details : 48.778501, 0.659028

60 spaces and 3 spaces for buses



BY ROAD It's easy to come by car, camper van, motorbike or tourist bus and park in our dedicated car park. The company is located in Saint-Sulpice-sur-Risle. Once there, follow the signs to the visitors' car park. It is strictly forbidden for visitors to enter the factory grounds by car or on foot.

BY TRAIN The town of L'Aigle is served by the Paris Montparnasse - Granville line. The SNCF station is 3.5 km from the company. You can walk via the greenway, take a taxi or come by bike.

BY BIKE A greenway will take you to the workshops by bike. You'll find everything you need to hang up your bike and lockers to store your helmet and equipment.





(unguided tour of the workshops, museum, and temporary exhibition)






10 adults and more



6/17 years-old  (under adult supervision)



Under 6 years-old



Family package (2 adults and at least 3 children between 6 and 17 years old)



* -1,00€ discount per person (5€ for the Family package) during the workers' rest days: public holidays and from August 05 to August 23, 2024.


Benefit from a 1€00 discount upon request for people with disabilities, retirees, students, job seekers (Upon presentation of proof).

Benefit from a 10% discount upon presentation of proof as part of the regional low-carbon fare project for individuals arriving by public transportation, train travelers (arriving at L’Aigle or Verneuil-sur-Avre) and by bike or on foot via the greenway (Upon presentation of proof).


Cash, Visa and Mastercard cards.


The visit to the BOHIN workshops has been designed to be visitable and accessible to all. Are you having difficulty walking? A wheelchair and chairs are available throughout the tour. You have the option to bring your cane seat or folding chair. For people with reduced mobility, the tour route is equipped with elevators. We offer 2 disabled parking spaces located next to the BOHIN workshop visit reception. To take advantage of them, please notify us before your arrival at 

We do not allow animals throughout the BOHIN workshop visit (including the shop, even if held in arms or in a bag), except for guide and assistance dogs. However, please be careful of any needles and pins on the ground. Our parking lot is not shaded, so it is not recommended to leave an animal in your vehicle during the visit. You can contact Temple d'Akhara or Canicool kennels to have your pet looked after for the day.