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Step back in time

If you get the chance then visit this building, it's excellently preserved piece of old France... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
alan c
Worksop, United Kingdom
Fun and interesting!

Open for limited hours and it's free! The guide is friendly and spoke English, if needed. Worth... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2016
Lanton, France
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19 Jul 2017
“Step back in time”
28 Aug 2016
“Fun and interesting!”
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36 rue de la Boucherie, 87000 Limoges, France
+33 5 55 32 71 05
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

If you get the chance then visit this building, it's excellently preserved piece of old France. The guide gave us an excellent tour round in very good English and there's no entry fee. Go visit

1  Thank alan c
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Open for limited hours and it's free! The guide is friendly and spoke English, if needed. Worth the visit.

1  Thank auntieshaz21
Reviewed June 19, 2016

An old butcher's house was transformed into a museum. On the ground floor, there is the old shop with tools used for processing meat. Higher floors were where the family lived (they had 16 children!). There are some clothes, suitcases, porcelain etc on display. Worth...More

1  Thank Janja D
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We had a great tour round! Very interesting & it brought the area to life, helping us understand why the quartier is here. It was mostly in French but luckily my friend translated for the group. Can't beat the value - it's free but we...More

1  Thank RHMHW
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Said it all on my review of the "Quartier de la Boucherie", good trip round, the guided tour we took was in English, excellently spoken, full insight to the house and the people who lived there.

Thank 126iana
Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Interesting museum with an excellent guide that will explain you how 6 family of butchers own a little empire! This was a great surprise and a definitive "must visit"! We had an English speaking guide that kept us very interested for almost 1 hour in...More

2  Thank Sara C
Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit, where a really nice guide will explain you how things worked and how people lived in the butcher area in a different era. A must do!

1  Thank Gonzalo C
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Only open in July and August but met with a cheery greeting albeit only visitors. Despite trepidation and lured by the no cost we were offered a personal guide in English for a twenty minute tour around a cultural gem of an original furnished butcher's...More

1  Thank Bridget F
Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

I've briefly mentioned this already in review of butchers' quarter. Interesting to see the way of life as a butcher. Fascinating that almost all butchers here through history only from 6 families, all inter-related - hope not too many genetic diseases! Friendly patient guides and...More

Thank fabsnake
Reviewed September 12, 2014

We literally fell over this museum when we were walking around the butchers quarter. We arrived just in time for a guided tour in English. The house is fascinating and the guide full of interesting information, I had always wanted to see round one of...More

1  Thank Gitesdelaprade
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