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Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie)

67 boulevard Charles V, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 11 11
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Brilliant House

I have visited this attraction twice. It is a house full of surprises and really reflects the way... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2013
Pip W
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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Satie House and museum

Fantastic place to visit. Very quirky and brilliant. Loved the whole experience. Would definately... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2013
Maryanne N
,
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“his life” (11 reviews)
“audio guide” (22 reviews)
“white room” (4 reviews)
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67 boulevard Charles V, 14600, Honfleur, France
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+33 2 31 89 11 11

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Reviewed 11 December 2013

I have visited this attraction twice. It is a house full of surprises and really reflects the way Satie's life was. The piano room is out of this world and the "roundabout" is fun. So worth a visit

1  Thank Pip W
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Fantastic place to visit. Very quirky and brilliant. Loved the whole experience. Would definately recommend this to anyone visiting Hornfleur.

1  Thank Maryanne N
Reviewed 2 October 2013

I like Satie's music, I understand that he was an eccentric and I wasn't expecting a typical museum experience. Bearing that in mind, I still didn't find that a visit to the Satie House offered very much. The way the tour worked is that they...More

4  Thank Seldoc
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Enjoyed the audio tour (you're equipped with an electronic headset when you walk through the museum) and enjoyed the interactive parts.

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Reviewed 13 September 2013

This is by no means a conventional museum!! As you walk through the house you get a rather disjointed commentary which is triggered by sensors in each room. By the time I left, I didn't know a lot more about Satie, but had a real...More

1  Thank FamilyOf5youngkids
Reviewed 15 August 2013

If you don't know anything about the man and his work you will not learn anything by going to the museum. i didnt actually find out anythign about his life, work or music. It cost 12 euroS and there is an audio guide WHICH DIDNT...More

2  Thank Willbriz
Reviewed 12 July 2013

The place looked like a normal museum but Erik Satie was far from it. Eccentric it was a look at this odd character's life as you walk thru a type of carnival house with audio guide. The grand finale was a ride on a self...More

3  Thank roxron800
Reviewed 9 July 2013

the house in itself was actually not all that interesting, but the fact that the guide was very good at explaining all about Erik Satie made it all worthwile, we could actually hear his music playing while listening to the explanation...

2  Thank Lyn D
Reviewed 29 June 2013

French culture has a whimsical vein--think mimes, Cirque de Soleil, or Daft Punk--that you don't encounter in many tourist sites, but the Maison Satie provides a motherlode of whimsy for its visitors. If you want just the facts, read wikipedia. I admire how the curators...More

1  Thank KHThomas
Reviewed 22 June 2013

This is not really a museum as it does not tell you anything about Satie's life or the context in which he worked. It is a series of installations such as those constructed by Satie with musical sound effects. Headphones translate the commentary into English...More

1  Thank WaltononThamesGuest
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