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Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie)

67 boulevard Charles V, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 11 11
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Surprising…and fun too!

Visited the Satie house last week and found it fascinating as a small insight into the man. His... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2014
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Discovering Satie

I enjoyed this visit so much, knowing little about the composer and his music and his radical... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2014
Stafford, United Kingdom
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67 boulevard Charles V, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 11 11

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Reviewed 1 April 2014

Visited the Satie house last week and found it fascinating as a small insight into the man. His imagination and character come over strongly and you can lose yourself for a moment listening to his music on the auto-piano and by being a child again...More

Thank Columbus92
Reviewed 24 March 2014

I enjoyed this visit so much, knowing little about the composer and his music and his radical, fun-filled perspectives on art. The museum itself is a place of performance - presenting the composer's music wrapped up in his times and in new engaging artwork. The...More

Thank DrLivingstone1947
Reviewed 11 December 2013

I have visited this attraction twice. It is a house full of surprises and really reflects the way Satie's life was. The piano room is out of this world and the "roundabout" is fun. So worth a visit

1  Thank Pip W
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Fantastic place to visit. Very quirky and brilliant. Loved the whole experience. Would definately recommend this to anyone visiting Hornfleur.

1  Thank Maryanne N
Reviewed 1 October 2013

I like Satie's music, I understand that he was an eccentric and I wasn't expecting a typical museum experience. Bearing that in mind, I still didn't find that a visit to the Satie House offered very much. The way the tour worked is that they...More

4  Thank Seldoc
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Enjoyed the audio tour (you're equipped with an electronic headset when you walk through the museum) and enjoyed the interactive parts.

Thank Tjiktjak
Reviewed 13 September 2013

This is by no means a conventional museum!! As you walk through the house you get a rather disjointed commentary which is triggered by sensors in each room. By the time I left, I didn't know a lot more about Satie, but had a real...More

1  Thank FamilyOf5youngkids
Reviewed 15 August 2013

If you don't know anything about the man and his work you will not learn anything by going to the museum. i didnt actually find out anythign about his life, work or music. It cost 12 euroS and there is an audio guide WHICH DIDNT...More

2  Thank Willbriz
Reviewed 12 July 2013

The place looked like a normal museum but Erik Satie was far from it. Eccentric it was a look at this odd character's life as you walk thru a type of carnival house with audio guide. The grand finale was a ride on a self...More

3  Thank roxron800
Reviewed 9 July 2013

the house in itself was actually not all that interesting, but the fact that the guide was very good at explaining all about Erik Satie made it all worthwile, we could actually hear his music playing while listening to the explanation...

2  Thank Lyn D
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