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Interesting and detailed !

The museum is located in Brest castle. The audio guide is available in English, included in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
miriamsan
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Brest, France
Interesting and detailed museum

The museum is located in Brest castle and really makes the most of its surroundings. The audio... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Cress2010
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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The Musée national de la Marine is located inside the Brest castle, an impressive medieval fortress.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue du Chateau | Château de Brest, 29200, Brest, France
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+33 2 98 22 12 39
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is located in Brest castle. The audio guide is available in English, included in the price is very informative and brings your own tour to life. The entry charge of 7 Euro per person was only for adults and the kids was free....More

Thank miriamsan
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

The museum is located in Brest castle and really makes the most of its surroundings. The audio guide was fantastic and gave options on some of the episodes for extra information, which was a really nice touch. There was so much detail on lots of...More

Thank Cress2010
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This visit will take you back in time and show you how the town of Brest grew around this castle from inception right up to the present day. The audio guide included in the price is very informative and brings your own tour to life....More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Really fascinating, especially the temporary exhibit of the “dazzle ships”. Not just a maritime museum, also a tour of a castle with its rich history. Be careful, though, lots of steep steps so not great for those with limited mobility.

Thank SuzanneW1493
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

If you want to see and to know something about history of Brest, you should go there. Nice place with nice view

Thank Eliška B
Reviewed January 18, 2018

Enjoyed he museum. Amazing place to have a museum but not that interesting and a bit of a walk in maze to get around. Respect for managing to utilize the old fortress in this way. Many doors to enter and exit to find your way...More

Thank 241erikw
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Brest was the location of some of the largest German submarine pens, was bombed flat during WW 2 and re-built on top of the ruins. Unlike Saint Malo though, it was re-built in the modern style of the day (1950-1960). One remarkable fortress remains and...More

Thank HenknAnnie
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Staying in Carhaix-Plougher, my husband and I headed northwest on a gloomy, rainy, windy, cold day. Being relatively intelligent people, you might think that we would have had some idea of what was involved in visiting this museum. Nope, not this time. My husband said,...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

You need plenty of time when visiting the chateau - so much to see, well laid out, great exhibits,and the free audio-guides are very good. We would have liked a souvenir booklet to read up more afterwards, but there was only one in French -...More

Thank KernowTravellers10
Reviewed August 11, 2017

This museum offers a "trip" through several centuries; it helps you visualize the way navigators lived, their surroundings including naval decoration, while on another register you witness scenes of dangers through the ominous presence of convicts. The originality of the visit combines inside and outside...More

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duckladydeb
April 28, 2017|
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Response from MnM-Brest | Property representative |
Hello, On 5/11, opening hours : 1.30 pm - 6.30 pm Adult, full price : € 6, audioguide included Concessions : € 4.50, audioguide included Under 26s : free, audioguide € 2 Regards,
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Heather L
May 13, 2016|
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Response from MnM-Brest | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately there is no invalid parking spaces near the museum. Regards.
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Manley I
May 6, 2016|
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Response from MnM-Brest | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately the museum does not keep such records, please contact the Archives municipales de Brest or the Service historique de la Défense at Brest. Regards,
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