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Musee du Vieux Honfleur

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Address: Quai St Etienne, 14602, Honfleur, France
Phone Number: +33 2 31 89 14 12
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Quaint, Picturesque!

So one of your reviewers was too late to get in, and one ran away! We too, have only seen the outside, but that alone is worth pausing for. We did not realise it was a museum, but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
Barrie L
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Tucson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small museum is tucked away on a small street so you may have to search for it. It displays the living conditions of people during the middle ages. I have never seen anything like this museum; it is truly unique.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

So one of your reviewers was too late to get in, and one ran away! We too, have only seen the outside, but that alone is worth pausing for. We did not realise it was a museum, but the outside is a beautiful sight. Old, full of character - one can imagine centuries of nautical people preceding us down this... More 

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

You will need a tour guide to help explain the importance of the area. I am not sure I would have known to go down this side street if we had not had one. The area is old, rich with history and very charming. Enjoy taking a look.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We got there just before they close for lunch. Never the less, the streets and houses along the way are interesting and nice.

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This many-roomed museum features rooms set out in historical detail with many fascinating exhibits. You can get a two-museum ticket (e.g. for this and the Musée de la Marine) - a great deal!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

This Museum is interesting both on the inside and the outside . The collection had elements from the Old France and from La Nouvelle France !

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De Haan, Belgium
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We stil had at least a hour to vist the museum but the "concierge" was not really happy to see us. So we ran away. Sad and I 'm mostly a very extrovert person.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Even if you don't go inside, you can appreciate this museum as a masterpiece of an ancient building, it is like walking through history in the streets of Honfleur - a very special place

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Arlington Heights IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

This museum is housed in a medieval building which is interesting in itself. The collection is eclectic but interesting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Sorry Boudin, I'm a fan of studying and learning more about the long history of charming Honfleur. Amazing what changes Honfleur has been through over the ages. Enjoy ....

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