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Big and busy

A very nice naval base with a lot of history. Amazing how it is situated and constructed. The huge... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
241erikw
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Halden, Norway
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The Maritime Museum is set in the renovated Brest Castle. It took me around 90 mins to get around... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
AussieOy
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Australia
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18 Jan 2018
“Big and busy”
1 Aug 2017
“Great tour!”
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

A very nice naval base with a lot of history. Amazing how it is situated and constructed. The huge WW2 submarine bunker was amazig.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Really interesting tour of the naval base - the staff were very nice to us and did the tour in both French and English - thank you! Definitely recommended, one doesn't get to see this often

Thank katetstm
Reviewed 6 August 2016

A well preserved Chateau dating back to Roman times. Great place if you are a history buff. Brest dates to 400BC. Center of ship building and exploration as well as WW11 German occupation. Really is a cool place.

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

The Maritime Museum is set in the renovated Brest Castle. It took me around 90 mins to get around, the area was interesting, with great views around the harbour. The films and exhibits were great to get a historic perspective on Brest, and the displays...More

Thank AussieOy
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I highly recommend touring this beautiful fort/museum; it is very well maintained and the exhibits are interesting; great photo-ops!

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 20 August 2015

My partner and i and our two children visited the French Naval museum in Brest. The Chateau du Brest Parking was a challenge. We ended up parking at the bottom of the hill and walking up to the Chateau - its a short walk and...More

4  Thank Geraint E
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Free , Bring passport or ID , if you are monoglot be prepared to wait for an English speaking cadet. Great stories of the base , see the Sub pen (sadly only the outside) that the Tallboy bomb could not penetrate , nor the French...More

3  Thank Imeccentric
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