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Absolutely amazing

It's hard to describe why this is so good. But even our disgruntled boys were entertained. The... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Choppette2000
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Braintree, United Kingdom
Hugely atmospheric

Great audiovisual presentation, professionally done. Accessible visit to caves with good... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
horacesmum
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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

It's hard to describe why this is so good. But even our disgruntled boys were entertained. The lady in the shop explained the tour to us in English at the start then we had a self-guided tour through the caves. There is a puzzle for...More

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MysteredesFaluns, Gérant at Le Mystere des Faluns - Les Perrieres, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Dear Choppette2000, We would like to thank you for your feedback on TripAdvisor. What you said is unbelievable, we are thankfull because you share your experience in our caves. Indeed, we do not propose food but you can extand your visit by eating in a...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I should have read the brochure better, maybe I expected something else... But everything was nice and clean and stylish. Staff is very kind and explaining what you want to know. The exposition tells the story of the history with created objects light and music...More

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MysteredesFaluns, Gérant at Le Mystere des Faluns - Les Perrieres, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Dear Ton E, thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor. The caves are really hudge with nearly 23 meters height. In and around Doue-la-Fontaine, we can find a lot of troglodytes sites, but all are differents and present a different story of our history....More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Great audiovisual presentation, professionally done. Accessible visit to caves with good explanation of history - very interesting.

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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We were here as a family with two teenage girls. Self guided tour lasts about 40 minutes. Lots to look at, lots to learn. Imaginatively displayed. Heartily recommend it, but I imagine we wouldn't have enjoyed it anywhere near as much, had it been busy....More

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MysteredesFaluns, Gérant at Le Mystere des Faluns - Les Perrieres, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Dear AlexFarmborought, Thank you for your sharing your experience with Trip Advisor Community. You would have enjoy the same visit with more clients because the scenography is made so as to have your own moment and also becaus the caves are hudge. We will be...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We never expected how fun and magical, interesting and informative this place would be. The exhibits were creatively done and very entertaining. It was an unforgettable experience, A unique adventure.More

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MysteredesFaluns, Gérant at Le Mystere des Faluns - Les Perrieres, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Dear Jimmianne, Thank you for sharing your experience with Trip Advisor Community. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit. The Mystère des Faluns is a real artistic proposal, with lights and sound that bring you 11 million year ago. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We visited as a family of four with 3yo and 7yo children and took a self-guided tour having followed the explanation in French at reception (she would have given it again in English but we declined). The first large cavern had a short animation explaining...More

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MysteredesFaluns, Gérant at Le Mystere des Faluns - Les Perrieres, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Dear Benjamory, Thank you for sharing your experience with Trip Advisor Community. The cave dwelling are really huge and equiped of artistic achievement. In fact, children like the lights, sounds and animations. We are pleased to see that you enjoyed your visite. The team of...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Visited as an extended family of six aged from 9-72! What a surprise! A quick explanation at the reception from a helpful guide with good English that helped us understand the background. A mysterious walk through caves with films, beautifully lit and carefully presented. We...More

Thank Jo J
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We enjoyed the self-guided tour through caverns created by stone quarries. We had a friendly welcome at the reception desk. The tour provided an excellent explanation of fossils and history, plus an artistic audio-visual presentation.

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

You learn about how people mined the tick and takes you back in time to 11 million years ago and explains how the Rick was formed. Really does not matter if you don't speak french as the videos on the Rick are set to music...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you feel like a change from visiting the chateaux, this is a great visit. This huge cathedral like old quarries make you travel back millions of years in time, when Europe was covered by water and the local stone Tuffeau was created. A wonderful...More

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