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Musee de la Cavalerie

100 Place Charles de Foucauld, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 83 69 23
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A surprisingly interesting museum

I have very little knowledge of French history and therefore wasn't too desperate to go to this... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
KatyM3094
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London, United Kingdom
Gaining French History

Quiet in September , therefore can view museum in own time. Good Access Details plaques in French... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Heather K
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North Wales, United Kingdom
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100 Place Charles de Foucauld, 49400, Saumur, France
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+33 2 41 83 69 23
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have very little knowledge of French history and therefore wasn't too desperate to go to this museum but I was pleasantly surprised. There are some great artifacts and I learned a few things. Worth a visit if you have a couple of hours to...More

Thank KatyM3094
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quiet in September , therefore can view museum in own time. Good Access Details plaques in French and English. Fabulous costumers over a period of time through to modern day. A section on Women's role in the forces, this was not in English but ration...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I came to Saumur to see this museum and it didn't disappoint. I found the displays very informative. There is a large parking area close by to it as well. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank DeKorom
Reviewed 25 August 2017

As its topic this a proud and elegant museum telling the glorious story of French cavalry from the renaissance and till today in beautiful slightly old fashioned displays

Thank janhj
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely low key museum with the history of the development of the cavalry. A good display of both uniforms and weapons. The information panels are in English and French and give plenty of good information. The temporary exhibition of the role of women in...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The museum housed in the old stables was closed (Friday) our first time to Saumur so we decided to come back to see this museum. We were not disappointed. We used our Petit Train receipt that gave us a discount so entry was 8 euro....More

Thank Lyn021
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Didn't know about this till we got to Saumur. Very nice museum in the old stables. It is a very short walk from the tourist center. The history of French cavalry is well displayed. The signage is in French but go anyway as the displays...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I am not really a military history buff but we spent an interesting and informative hour here. No English tours but most of the exhibits have English information.

Thank Janew662
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We loved spending an hour or so looking around this exhibtion. If you are interested in horses and war then this is a place you must visit.

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Saumur is a town obsessed with and based around horses, and the cavalry museum is just one aspect of this horse focus. The displays are very interesting and it is well worth a brief detour from the main street attractions, just for an hour or...More

Thank balhannah
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