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Musee de la Ville (du Vin et de la Batellerie)

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Bit of history and wine samples to boot

Struggled at first to find the entrance but once found it was a pleasure to walk round. The boards... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
Stephen F
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Worth popping in but film show not working

Lovely renovated cloisters and enjoyed smelling and guessing the different wine bouquet... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
JessieO111
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11 Oct 2017
“Bit of history and wine samples to boot”
31 Jul 2018
“Promotion of Local Wines & Chateaux”
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A not-to-be-missed part of your walking tour of the historic centre of Bergerac or a stroll along the Dordogne, the City Museum is part of our status as a City of Art and History. Photographic documents, rare archives, and specially-chosen objects...more
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5 rue des Conferences, 24100, Bergerac, France
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+33 5 53 57 80 92
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

I found the entrance eventually - on the road down at the old port. Not a lot to this place - a shop and tasting area - a "nose" tutor area - a small wine cave display - a film about wine making in the...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Wonderful reception at the front, very informative. After a horrible experience at Le Pave restaurant (see my review for them), this was a nice change in the afternoon. I felt welcomed here after a really awful experience at lunch and they went out of their...More

Thank Marie-Colette J
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Nice place but we asked to try wine and it seemed to bother the lady there, anyway nice location and fun Simpa l endroit mais la dame au comptoir on l a deranger pour gouter du vin, dommage

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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Struggled at first to find the entrance but once found it was a pleasure to walk round. The boards are in French and English and we were lucky enough to watch the short film on the history of wine making in the region. Sound was...More

1  Thank Stephen F
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Arrived at the reception and established that admission was free. Went in and enjoyed the various smells that could be sampled. Carried on round the exhibition boards that were in English as well as French. Came to the audio-visual, which was not working. No-one offered...More

Thank Selhurst300
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Lovely renovated cloisters and enjoyed smelling and guessing the different wine bouquet ingredients. Shame the film show wasn't working but enjoyed the history of wine display which was in english and french.

Thank JessieO111
Reviewed March 1, 2017

This is a small but interesting and educational museum. The opportunity to smell various essential elements of the aromas of wines was fascinating - it gave life and meaning to the descriptions of wine; more could be made of it. The explanations and historical account...More

Thank DWFitzSimons
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Great place to visit. some interesting thing to do 1.Pace out the external measurement from the old rear entrance to the street on the left.2 then pace out the measurement inside the square(where the big tree is) and you will be amazed. The Musee is...More

1  Thank stewartconnelly
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We were rambling through Bergerac when we found the wine museum. It was interesting and informative. Our only regret was that the documentary film was closed at the time of our visit.

Thank Lynn1950
Reviewed March 20, 2016

We learned a lot about Bergerac wine at the Museum and were able to taste several wines. But as a long time devotee of Bordeaux wines, Bergerac is not Bordeaux (no surprise there). On the other hand, I knew nothing about Bergerac wines and having...More

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