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Ocean and Art

Worth a stop ! we enjoyed the inspiring art exhibition Great works and inspiring diversity this... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
j-chrisS
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Well presented and informative

I suppose a museum devoted to the sea, or at least, to the ships, boats and men who cross it, is a... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Stephen T
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Looe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Worth a stop ! we enjoyed the inspiring art exhibition Great works and inspiring diversity this summer Had a moment for visitng the permanent collection on maritime activities A well designed and welcoming museum Not too big - good complement to harbour visit and many...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

I suppose a museum devoted to the sea, or at least, to the ships, boats and men who cross it, is a natural thing to find in an attractive port town. This is an interesting collection of old photos, paintings, memorabilia, maps, charts, ledgers etc....More

1  Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Hidden in a side road near the Paimpol downtown harbor you will find this beautiful museum witch will show you a lot about the navigation(history). It also offer nice and interesting periodical expositions that are really worth while!

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

I'll write this review in English for non-French speakers who find themselves in Paimpol. This is a great museum for individuals and families. The regular exhibit covers different aspects of the maritime trade in Brittany over the centuries. Each summer there is a special exhibit....More

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

A great way to find out more about the history of the area and the connections with Iceland. Well laid out with English printed guides. Friendly helpful staff.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Don't miss it! Even the temporaly expostions are well organised and oofer a lot to see and discover.

Thank Jan T
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Definitely worth a visit if you want to learn something of the history of Paimpol and its people. The exhibits are a fascinating glimpse into the extremely hard lives of the fisherfolk of the town who worked the faraway seas for Icelandic cod. They made...More

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