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Address: 69 rue de la Republique, 38261 La Cote-Saint-Andre, France
Phone Number: +33 4 74 20 24 88
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Lovely well-preserved house with interesting exhibits

If you're at all interested in Berlioz and his life, this free museum in his birthplace will not disappoint. The surprisingly large house is beautifully preserved with period... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 July 2015
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

If you're at all interested in Berlioz and his life, this free museum in his birthplace will not disappoint. The surprisingly large house is beautifully preserved with period furniture and memorabilia (although I would have liked to see more autograph scores and music sketchbooks). There was also an interesting temporary exhibition on the development of sound reproduction.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

This little museum is free and worth the time, if you have it. Berlioz was a composer during the mid 1800s and very popular in most of the European capitals, except Paris. Touring his home (where he was born and lived later) is a great slice of life in France at that time. The audio guide is great (in multiple... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2012

A restored old house where the composer was born and lived his youth. The museum is well presented and the family home nicely renovated. Interesting and enlightening visit to (re)acquaint you to the french romantic composer!

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