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Le Compa, Conservatoire de l'agriculture

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Address: Pont de Mainvilliers, 28000, Chartres, France
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09:00 - 12:30
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Tue - Fri 09:00 - 12:30
13:30 - 18:00
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13:30 - 19:00
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   The largest museum in France dedicated to agriculture presents...

   The largest museum in France dedicated to agriculture presents a unique collection of agricultural tools and machines. A lively in interactive presentation and temporary exhibitions help visitors to understand the relations between food, farming and environnement.

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Nice farming displays

This museum/display was very nicely done. The tractors are the big star here, which many different brands from many different years. Worth a few minutes of your time.

Reviewed 1 August 2013
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

This museum/display was very nicely done. The tractors are the big star here, which many different brands from many different years. Worth a few minutes of your time.

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Reviewed 22 May 2013

If you are in Chartres and don't have much time to sight-see this museum of agriculture is very close to the station and well worth a visit. Lovely building, interesting machinery and great photos.

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Reviewed 28 January 2013

The use of an old train shed as the bright an airy home to the largest collection of old tractors and farm machinery in western Europe is inspired. Boys of all ages will love the tractors, the huge and slightly scary old threshing and binding machines, there are enormous gears and lumps of vintage machinery to which they can get... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2012 via mobile

A varied collection of old tractors including a 1916 John Deere Waterloo Boy, although the radiator looks like it was salvaged off an automobile of the same vintage. They also had an interestion traction engine.

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