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Musee Paccard

215 route de Piron, 74320 Sevrier, France
+33 4 50 52 47 11
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Bells and more bells

An informative museum and presentation of the bell maker's art and some background to some of the... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Graham N
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Melbourne, Australia
Disappointed

Escorting 2 OAP's arrived before 2pm for the 2pm tour. Doors opened at 2.15pm. Only to find that... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
john b
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
1 Aug 2017
“Bells and more bells”
29 Jun 2017
“Disappointed”
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215 route de Piron, 74320 Sevrier, France
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+33 4 50 52 47 11
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

An informative museum and presentation of the bell maker's art and some background to some of the world's famous bells. Well worth a visit if there is time to spare in Annecy, and if there's spare kilos in your travel luggage, buy a bell --...More

Thank Graham N
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Escorting 2 OAP's arrived before 2pm for the 2pm tour. Doors opened at 2.15pm. Only to find that we had to book, the website does NOT show this. So were told to wait and then totally ignored. The OAPs had had enough of waiting at...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Don't bother. It costs €7.50 per adult entry fee. The video about bellmaking is available in English but it was made in 1986. The person on the reception desk was unable to tell me whether anything had changed in the field of bellmaking since 1986....More

Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Its a very nice museum to visit in the area of annecy, for hour or two when it rains. There is a very interesting introduction video in few lanuages include english. The bells exhibition is impressive.

Thank Ofer B
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We went here because we thought "what the heck". There are many different types of bell here, and there is an English guide book which was useful. There is also a 20 minute video describing how bells are made (English). I didn't find it particularly...More

Thank jonathancathrine
Reviewed 12 May 2015

The museum displays the history of the Paccard bell foundry as well as examples of bells that were conceived in the past (la Savoyarde for Montmartre) and most recently (Liberty bell and the World Peace bell). Beside the museum, visitors can watch two movies tracking...More

Thank Kris S
Reviewed 8 June 2013

What a fine discovery! This museum traces the history of bell making, with a fine video (they have an English version) and excellent examples of bells they have made. We were so impressed, we bought the video!

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