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Musees et Domain Nationaux de Compiegne

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Address: Place du General de Gaulle | Chateau de Compiegne, 60200, Compiegne, France
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+33 3 44 38 47 02
10:00 - 18:00
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The royal chateau in which Marie Antoinette first met the Dauphin.

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We went through the beautiful Apartments of the Emperor and Empress with an audio guide. Check your audio guide at the desk as the attendant gave us one in English and the other... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2012
Randy M
Santa Rosa, California
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

When you read the history of this Chateau, you realize that it played a very important part in the lives of the Kings, Queens and Emperors. This being the case I thought I had better drop by. I recall on departing the building, "That was a long way to come to see a few nice tables and chairs and a... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 March 2013

I have been coming to Compiegne Castle where the Musees et Domain Nationaux de Compienge is based. It has been reviewed more fully than I can here but I would like everyone to know that no only is it an interesting place to visit, it is set in the most beautiful grounds where children and their parents can walk, or... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

We went through the beautiful Apartments of the Emperor and Empress with an audio guide. Check your audio guide at the desk as the attendant gave us one in English and the other in French by mistake and we had to hike back by the time we discovered it. The Museum of the Second Empire and the Transportation Museum are... More 

4 Thank Randy M
Paris, France
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

Compiègne is the place where Napoleon met Marie-Louise, Napoléon had "his week ends". All the appartments from Louis 16th and Napoléon's time have been recently beatifully "refurbished", using exactly the original techniques.However costly this job was, it has been beautifully made! It'a a must to see how all this look like when like new and to be surprised by the... More 

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 September 2012

Yes its small but has some very interesting information. My husband loves military history and found it all very interesting

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Reviewed 10 August 2011

Visinting the Napoleonic palace has been really nice. Prices were reasonable, the audioguide was very good and the place itself impressive. A good possibility to imagine how life in a 19th century royal palace looked like. Also, the staff were friendly and helpful. However, be careful about the other museums mentioned on the website. These are only open quite irregularly.... More 

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