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Musee de la Compagnie des Indes

La Pointe de Port-Louis | Ce n'est pas à Lorient mais à Port-Louis, 56290 Lorient, France
+33 2 97 82 19 13
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A truly historic place to visit with plenty to see. I thought it was a little expensive and there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alan W
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Motherwell, United Kingdom
Good museum but very bad attitude of the people working at the entrance

We are travelling by bike and stopped to visit the museum. After locking the bikes outside we asked... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
LauraDimauro
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Bergamo, Italy
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3 days ago
“Worth a visit”
15 Feb 2017
“Dont mis the babay elephant !!”
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La Pointe de Port-Louis | Ce n'est pas à Lorient mais à Port-Louis, 56290 Lorient, France
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+33 2 97 82 19 13
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A truly historic place to visit with plenty to see. I thought it was a little expensive and there is no concession for pensioners. Also an important part of the museum was closed for renovation, a part that I had really wanted to see, however,...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We are travelling by bike and stopped to visit the museum. After locking the bikes outside we asked to the local mediateque to leave our bags there, since in the museum is not possible to enter with bags but they don't offer any lockers. The...More

Thank LauraDimauro
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A surprise visit as we got lost and ended up in Port Louis and not Lorient, where we found this gem of a musum. Fascinating stories, models and maps in every room and a vivid description of how Lorient, the gateway to the East became...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We visited this museum at the suggestion of a friend who lives in Lorient. We were told that we could not understand Lorient if we had not seen this museum. It was a wonderful museum. With our guide, we took a trip through the history...More

3  Thank Frank G
Reviewed 3 June 2014

The museums of spice and sea rescue were wonderful, as were the ramparts of the citadel overlooking the harbour area of Lorient. The beach was a bit of a hidden treasure at Port Louis and the memorial garden to the resitance movement during WW2 was...More

3  Thank nightfairy59
Reviewed 20 April 2014

The custodian was unnecessarily rude to my grandparents. I don't think he realizes our enjoyment is his living...

5  Thank Diane A
Reviewed 4 December 2013

This museum is in the sweet little town of Port Louis, just across the bay from Lorient. No better way to visit is to take the regular, every half hour, boat bus from Lorient acroos the bay. For the price of a bus ticket, you...More

3  Thank GCW56
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Port Louis is worth a visit if you are visiting Brittany. There is plenty of free parking between the town and the sandy beach which is accessed through the old city wall. There are several restaurants and cafes in the town, which is within easy...More

6  Thank Flantheman2334
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