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Musee des Blindes

1043 route de Fontevraud, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 83 69 95
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Amazing museum, but has its drawbacks

As a History graduat, former intern of the Bovington Tank Museum and most of all, TANK ENTHOUSIAST... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
RobbyHouben
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Leuven, Belgium
Great Tank museum

Great Tank Museum not as crowded as the Tank Museum in Bovington. It was good to see them put into... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Raymond B
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1043 route de Fontevraud, 49400, Saumur, France
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

As a History graduat, former intern of the Bovington Tank Museum and most of all, TANK ENTHOUSIAST, I had been looking forward to my first visit at Saumur Tank Museum for a very long time. The visit was amazing, the museum however also has it's...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great Tank Museum not as crowded as the Tank Museum in Bovington. It was good to see them put into their country of use. Bit of a travel from where we stayed but well worth it in the end. The staff were friendly and I...More

Thank Raymond B
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Don’t miss it under any circumstances !! Worth three hours at least. The WW I hall is nice, the WW II fantastic. Good explanations in French, German and English everywhere and the rest (USA, contemporaneous,etc) equally great. Plenty of Russian tanks too. Donald Trump should...More

Thank charlesponcet3112
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This is heaven for military history buffs like myself. The collection is huge, from all major tank-producing countries. Entry is 8€50 and it's well worth it. Don't miss taking a look at the numerous hulks outside that are waiting restoration. Kids appreciate the three armored...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

If you like armoured vehicles it doesn't really get better than this. Our German motorcycles were right at home and extended the Panzer column. Seriously, they have a superb collection and the mechanics love to talk to you about them. I could have spent my...More

Thank Swagger762fmj
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Very interesting if you’re into tanks! So many to see and very informative. Also a children’s area where they can sit in a tank! Worth a visit!

Thank Gemma H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Museum of Tanks was a must see, Caves of Grenelle is a old and family owned. Cave Tour is free with wine tasting afterward. If you are reasonably healthy you can walk to both from town, they are close together.

Thank Rob F
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This museum has one of the best collection of tanks and armoured cars in Europe. From early Renault Tanks from WW1 to full size King Tigers. The WW2 collection is amazing from UK, USA, Russian and German tanks and transport. The history of armour is...More

Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I spent several hours at the tank museum with my husband, who is very interested in military history. We were both very impressed with the number of tanks and other armoured vehicles on display. It made you wonder how they had managed to obtain so...More

Thank CindyAnn37
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I was there a few hours and only made it through maybe 30% of the museum! The staff there also gave a great restaurant recommendation by the Saumur Chateaux.

Thank DeKorom
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Terri M
21 January 2017|
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Hi, I visited the tank museum in Saumer last week and travelled via train from Paris (albeit Charles De Gaulle airport.) I got the TGV from the airport to Angers but the Tours route you mention is similar but brings you into... More
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Dennis N
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Moday till Friday from 10:00-17:00. Admission in 2017 is 8,50 euro's. Visit the cavalry museum nearby and the parade ground.
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