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La Grange aux Dimes

rue Saint-Jean, 77160 Provins, France
+33 1 64 60 26 26
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“Provins at the time of the Fairs of Champagne”This is a former merchant house. Dating from the 13th century, it is one of the most sumptuous buildings of Provins. Admire the sophisticated architecture of the rooms, sculpted capitals and the cross-rib vaults. This edifice was used as a covered market during the Fairs of Champagne up to the end of the 13th century, then as the place for paying tithes. Today, the Tithe Barn houses a permanent exhibition: scenes and characters bring to life the main crafts and the merchant activities of this time. Audio-guided visits available in exchange for identity papers.
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rue Saint-Jean, 77160 Provins, France
+33 1 64 60 26 26
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I was happy to visit that place but when I arrived I was just disappointed there's nothing to see and for the price it's just sad to discover what they have to show. I don't recommend to go there.

Thank Shauny10
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

If you want to see how people lived in the medieval time, you have to vizit this place. You will learned how they produced goods, their connections to the rest of the world and their live as is. Everything is organized very well with multimedia...More

Thank Yanko V
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We visited the medieval town of Provins two weeks ago. The town is spectacular but I found the visit to La Grange aux Dimes very short and not really worth the money. There is a room upstairs and one in the cellar and you have...More

Thank Aideen H
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is set in an authentic medieval building and shows typical artisans, merchants and craftsmen. Good way to understand history. Be aware of the very steep staircase to exit (optimized space in the old times).

Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Attractive museum in provins,, one of the important attractions not to be missed, it gives you an idea about life in provins in earlier centuries,,, good English audio guide,,, attractive for both adults and kids.

Thank Sherweet S
Reviewed 15 September 2016

For those reading review of attractions in ProvinsI gave the thumbs down to the Souterranes but the thumbs up for here. One descends to the medieval basement which is set out with mankins in contemporary costume. One listens to an easily operated message in which...More

Thank ScottishVoyageur
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Audio guide in excellent English explains the tableaux and provides great information about why Proving was so important. Included in Provins day pass ticket. Went in September - open only in the afternoon.

Thank ElaineRy
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The barn is the first stop in the tour of Provins. It is a grate intro to the town, medieval fairs and how Provins came to be. The attraction has life sized displays of the major actors in the fairs, ensconced in the 13th century...More

Thank C0dys_Dad
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I was fascinated by how the middle age men cleaned the animal skin. Could be interesting in some points how the Italians introduced trade in this area!

Thank Phoebe D
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is a building in Proving that is included in the Proving Pass, and has an exhibit of the different merchants that came to Proving during the Middle Age to sell their products. It is a two story building, a short visit but hels to...More

Thank maria19732015
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