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Normandy Museum (Musee de Normandie)

Chateau, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 30 47 60
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something different as the War

Everything concerning the province Normandy. from findings in history to cider, clothing and... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Oss, The Netherlands
via mobile
Well Done

Learned so much from the well done exhibits and audio guides. A must before visiting the landing... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Nashville, Tennessee
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Chateau, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 30 47 60
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Everything concerning the province Normandy. from findings in history to cider, clothing and industry. In good and well provided showcases over two storey. sadly there is not much explanation in English. disabled access

Thank awittenberg67
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Learned so much from the well done exhibits and audio guides. A must before visiting the landing beaches. Beautiful building. Very helpful staff.

Thank CharlotteandTerryB
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Musee de Normandie is a great place to get acquainted with the history of Normandy in about an hour. The Paleolithic, Gallic, and Roman sections are especially strong.

1  Thank RancourMonster
Reviewed 27 July 2017

It had been ten years since I first visited this museum and I was impressed then and more impressed on the most recent visit. There have been changes and additions that add value. The entrance fee was only €3,50. I appreciated the information on the...More

1  Thank dragonflytw65
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We ordered the warm goat cheese salad, the local cheese selection plate, and ham with mashed potatoes and gravy. Exceptionally good.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Well worth the couple of hours it will take to go through the museum detailing different periods. Housed in modern but old building, it is not large but have interesting exhibits from the different ages. If you have the time, as the museum is not...More

Thank genelow16
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The museum is located in William the Conqueror's old digs and there are several sites to see within the walled complex. Inside, you'll find the contents of a knight's grave that they unearthed when excavating the complex, and historical objects from pottery to clothing to...More

1  Thank KellyChastain
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is not big but has pretty good exhibits showcasing the history of Normandy. Definitely worth visiting if time permits.

1  Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This museum is quite small and follows a history of Caen from very early (pre-historic) times up to mid 20th century with exhibits paintings costumes etc.

1  Thank Stebham
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The museum and exhibits are both exceptional and absolutely worth seeing. Whether you come from Caen itself, Normandy, other parts of France or abroad, you will find this museum a wonderful way to learn more about the fascinating history, civilization and various cultural aspects of...More

1  Thank Yen N
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Carol P
22 November 2016|
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Response from joyceava | Reviewed this property |
From 03/11/2016 to 31/12/2016: 9:30 am to 6 pm (closed on Mondays, except 19/12 and 26/12) On 24/12 and 31/12, the museum closes at 5 pm. Closed on December 25th.
ann l
1 December 2015|
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Response from grogers103 | Reviewed this property |
Normally 9:30 till 18-19:30 depending on the month. Check the website