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Musee du Vieux Honfleur

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Address: Quai St Etienne, 14602, Honfleur, France
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Quaint, Picturesque!

So one of your reviewers was too late to get in, and one ran away! We too, have only seen the outside, but that alone is worth pausing for. We did not realise it was a museum, but... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought a ticket for four museums and this was one of them. It was an interesting view of old Honfleur and how a merchant may have lived. Worth a visit if you have the time

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Tucson
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This small museum is tucked away on a small street so you may have to search for it. It displays the living conditions of people during the middle ages. I have never seen anything like this museum; it is truly unique.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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674 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

So one of your reviewers was too late to get in, and one ran away! We too, have only seen the outside, but that alone is worth pausing for. We did not realise it was a museum, but the outside is a beautiful sight. Old, full of character - one can imagine centuries of nautical people preceding us down this... More 

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

You will need a tour guide to help explain the importance of the area. I am not sure I would have known to go down this side street if we had not had one. The area is old, rich with history and very charming. Enjoy taking a look.

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1 Thank Jackie W
ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We got there just before they close for lunch. Never the less, the streets and houses along the way are interesting and nice.

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This many-roomed museum features rooms set out in historical detail with many fascinating exhibits. You can get a two-museum ticket (e.g. for this and the Musée de la Marine) - a great deal!

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,063 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This Museum is interesting both on the inside and the outside . The collection had elements from the Old France and from La Nouvelle France !

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De Haan, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We stil had at least a hour to vist the museum but the "concierge" was not really happy to see us. So we ran away. Sad and I 'm mostly a very extrovert person.

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Thank tikki2015
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42 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Even if you don't go inside, you can appreciate this museum as a masterpiece of an ancient building, it is like walking through history in the streets of Honfleur - a very special place

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Arlington Heights IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This museum is housed in a medieval building which is interesting in itself. The collection is eclectic but interesting.

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