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Carre Plantagenet

rue Claude Blondeau, 72000, Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 47 46 45
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A treasure deserving more attention!

This museum is well worth a visit especially at only 2.5 Euros. It carefully explores the traces... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
Malcolm J
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Pembury, United Kingdom
Light airy beautifully designed museum

Managed to keep my teenagers interested for nearly 2 hours. Very interesting stuff and presented... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2015
Severine G
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good32%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
26 Oct 2015
“A treasure deserving more attention!”
19 Aug 2015
“Light airy beautifully designed museum”
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rue Claude Blondeau, 72000, Le Mans, France
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+33 2 43 47 46 45
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

This museum is well worth a visit especially at only 2.5 Euros. It carefully explores the traces of man's habitation in the vicinity throughout the ages. There is an English guide pamphlet freely available at the front desk, which greatly helped me understand the exhibits,...More

1  Thank Malcolm J
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Managed to keep my teenagers interested for nearly 2 hours. Very interesting stuff and presented in the right combination of static displays and animations. Someone needs to explain the toilet design as it has to be the most intriguing feature!!

2  Thank Severine G
Reviewed 3 May 2014

This modern, light filled museum provides the visitor with a wide ranging overview of the history of Le Mans from Roman times through the Medieval period. Major construction outside the building makes handicap entry almost impossible for the next several weeks.

2  Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 10 October 2013

The enamel effigy of Geoffroy Plantagenet is about 2 m tall, and dates back 800 years. It is one if not THE oldest enamel existing of this size and detail. This museum also houses the treasure of Coeffort, a large silver collection dating from the...More

5  Thank Lorka
Reviewed 6 May 2012

Ancient buildings used in many medieval movies as background. Interesting little shops on main street. Lots of photo opportunities.

5  Thank Kathy F
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