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Musee de l'Hotel-Dieu

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Although this historic hospital, which dates back to the 1400s, still functions as a retirement home, its primary significance now lies as a tourist attraction.
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Rue de l'Hotel Dieu, 21200, Beaune, France
+33 3 80 24 45 30
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating history - worth a visit, the audio guide gives you all the facts and delivers the history in an enjoyable, easy going fashion

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank donb542019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not certain what to expect when we entered this beautiful building. It was a Medieval hospital established by a wealthy patriarch and his thied wife for the treatment of the poor and wealthy in the 16th Century. It is closely tied to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

It sounded strange to hear, “Don’t miss the hospital”, but I’m so glad we listened. This is an amazingly well-kept, and explained, hospital from the 1440s. It is a tribute to its founder (and the city) that it has been so well used and preserved....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shayfree
Reviewed 24 January 2019

This is a beautiful - excellent museum of a 15th Century Hospital in the center of old town in Beaune. The interior has been extremely well preserved and you feel as if you are stepping back in time. The exterior in the courtyard is stunning...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

If you come to Beaune this is a must see . The building is very well restored and amazing. The history of it is really interesting

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank toothlady66
Reviewed 30 December 2018

A must see historical sight in Beaune! The interesting aspect of the Hospices is that they are still running a hospital today, 700 years after their creation.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mohansund
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Use the free audio guide and stroll clockwise through this amazing complex. Invest a few minutes just to sit in the coutyard to saviour the atmosphere and fully appreciate the 10000 hand crafted and varnished roof tiles. One must admire the amazing forsight and drive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dreamer63300363863
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Let me say that I love history. I love what it tells us about people, about other time periods and about other cultures. This former hospital, also called Hospices de Beaune, has a great deal of of insight into all three. The self-guided audio tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brazad
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

When in beaune... hard not to visit this... good break from the otherwise wine driven agenda. The audio guides are pretty helpful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AmitabhGupta
Reviewed 5 December 2018

And emotional and incredible visit. It's a must go in Bourgogne. Part of the local history and a beautiful meaning behind it. Awesome display of the old times and a great architecture.

Date of experience: November 2018
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21 May 2018|
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Response from Inez M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can buy the tickets on the official tourism website of the city Beaune. Additionally you can also walk in the tourism office downtown in person and buy the tickets from there. You will still have to show your... More
17 March 2017|
Response from Henderkyle | Reviewed this property |
It's been almost a year since I visited this museum and wrote the review, so I will have to bow to your knowledge on this one. The audio tour referred often to a male benefactor in my recollection. It was to him I was... More
19 January 2017|
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I'm sorry but I don't know.