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Musee du Quercorb

16 rue du Barry du Lion, 11230 Puivert, France
+33 4 68 20 80 98
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Lovely little museum

Visited with my 12 year old on a homeschool day. Lots of information, didn't take very long to walk... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
A TripAdvisor Member
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Nice museum

This museum is fairly small. Highlight are the music instruments. The tools used in agriculture and... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2015
RHAHJ
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
2 Sep 2016
“Lovely little museum”
4 Dec 2015
“Nice museum”
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16 rue du Barry du Lion, 11230 Puivert, France
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+33 4 68 20 80 98
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Visited with my 12 year old on a homeschool day. Lots of information, didn't take very long to walk round but well laid out and reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 4 December 2015

This museum is fairly small. Highlight are the music instruments. The tools used in agriculture and by blacksmiths are nice but not unique.

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 1 September 2015

You must go there knowing that this is a museum in a very small town. The exhibits are really interesting so take some time to understand

1  Thank GrahamDale
Reviewed 20 June 2015

The Museum of the Quercorb is much more than medieval musical instruments and recordings. It also includes displays depicting the historical traditions of the region, including a wood turner's workshop and a traditional kitchen from days gone by. Well worth a visit if you're in...More

2  Thank JulyFranklinia
Reviewed 16 April 2015

What a gem! Not every small village has a museum at its heart, but Puivert does and it's a great way to get a sense of how the village worked in Ye Olden Days. As another reviewer commented, it's fantastically well curated and presented. It's...More

2  Thank aine d
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Excellent displays of village life and trades and Troubador music from the 13th C. well worth a visit.

1  Thank Cherry T
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Great displays, lots of accessible info on the medieval troubadours, and very well displayed, well worth a visit.

1  Thank Cassiekins
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Sympathetic recreations of domestic interiors and local industries (making bells, mining jet etc). Nice collection of musical instruments, lute, rebec, etc - reproductions of instruments from carvings in the local castle - Plus there are reproductions of some 12 and 13th century troubadour songs with...More

Thank Sheila v
Reviewed 7 December 2013

While we were staying at a gîte just outside of Carcasonne, one of my traveling companions found a guidebook entry about a museum in Puivert that featured an exhibit of medieval musical instruments. As we all enjoy period music, we made plans to visit Puivert...More

1  Thank mharrsch
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Flyer shows more or less all that they have on offer. Interesting to hear the recordings of songs in past styles, but the reproduction instruments are behind glass and all you see is what is in the flyer. Piano museum in Foix a much better...More

1  Thank ruth_macadam
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