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Little museum, with history of the recipe, there is also a movie about the process of making the... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Fontainebleau, France
Oldest candy in France!

You cannot go to Moret-sur-Loing without trying France's oldest candy! It dates back to 1638. By... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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9 Jul 2017
11 Apr 2017
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1 rue du Pont, 77250 Moret-sur-Loing, France
+33 1 60 70 41 66
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Gorgeous setting- on the river perfect little building. a must do in Moret. Interesting history and unusual museum.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Little museum, with history of the recipe, there is also a movie about the process of making the barley sugar. The building is charming and situated on the old, picturesque bridge. The entrance has fee (1 or 2 euros), it's open till 18 during weekends....More

Thank aruenka
Reviewed 21 April 2016

You cannot go to Moret-sur-Loing without trying France's oldest candy! It dates back to 1638. By today's standards nothing extraordinary in terms of flavors but it's all natural... and they come in pretty little boxes!

Thank GlobalKidsTravel
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Quite simply the best barley sugar in the world, bought lots, such a quaint place and perfect in the town, very popular but even in August not too busy, would recommend this highly!

Thank Ophelia24
Reviewed 12 October 2014

First of all you will love the location of this small museum. The building is over the Loing river. The only way to get to it is through a bridge. The building itself looks like a fairy tale house. The museum is small but represents...More

Thank GPCampbell
Reviewed 10 October 2014

I am not quite fond of sweets, especially those which taste like sore throat drops. This shop is still worth a visit thanks to its medieval ambiance and artisanal products you can find inside. Summary: Did not like the orange flavoured sweet candy, but its...More

Thank never_the_same_place
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Located in its new home - less than a year - in the middle of the Loing river, this museum celebrating the history of the local barley sugar is very good. Taste the barley sugar, read the history, and see a unique view of the...More

Thank imagine_david1959
Reviewed 15 October 2013

This tiny museum devoted to the story of the town's secret recipe barley sugar is a delight. At only €2 for entry it holds a lot of interest. It's worth it to visit the unique building in which the exhibition is housed.

Thank paulk933
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Its the smallest museum ive ever seen - two rooms !!. Its only a few euros to get in an dits is very basic. That said it tells the local story very well and its nice to see the local area telling its story.

Thank Scuba D
Reviewed 10 May 2013

I have spent much time in Moret, eagerly awaiting the opening of this museum. The location is terrific - with in the middle of the River Loing, with great views of the eglise and other historic medieval buildings. Unusual for the other museums I have...More

Thank imagine_david1959
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
Saturday I think only.