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Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois

12 rue Rene Lesson, 17300 Rochefort, France
+33 5 46 83 91 50
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A little gem!

We picked up a leaflet for the museum at a Tourist Office and decided to visit not really knowing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
claire0nthem0ve
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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A must do!

This museum is what I'm all about!!!! It was different, historical, and hands on (ish). I was so... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
McKinley M
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12 rue Rene Lesson, 17300 Rochefort, France
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+33 5 46 83 91 50
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We picked up a leaflet for the museum at a Tourist Office and decided to visit not really knowing what to expect. We've seen many little French museums over the years, some of which are amusing in their small size and span. We thought this...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This museum is what I'm all about!!!! It was different, historical, and hands on (ish). I was so engaged the entire time, pay extra and get the audio guide, without that it wouldn't have been as cool. I loved the concept and the lay out...More

1  Thank McKinley M
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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

A step back in history. Really well done. Thought-provoking. Like a time machine. Close your mind to the outside world and fall through time back to another life. Highly recommended.

1  Thank CyuutBen
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

The museum is located in a side street (R.Lesson) off Rue Audrey de Puyravault which is directly behind the tourist information office building (where there's a large free car park opposite). The lady behind reception was very friendly and spoke good English. For an additional...More

1  Thank nnmercman
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

You should not hesitate to have a look with your children (+4 yrs old), as the Museum des Commerces d'autrefois is going to take you back to you childwood

1  Thank marielahetjuzan
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

This very fine museum offers displays of artefacts, furniture and settings of shops and trades of the XIXth or eraly XXth century. It's a real opportunity of discovery for children and of nostalgia for grown ups.

1  Thank jf_merle
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

Very very enjoyable museum. The displays are brilliantly put together, the only downside is you want to touch everything, and wander through the mock shops. I want them to still be open!! Not too large so our small children enjoyed it too and it didn’t...More

1  Thank Woodabell
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Reviewed August 7, 2016

Visited a Sunday in August when it was very quiet as everyone else at the beach. About 6€ entry and 2€ for an audio guide in English. There is also plenty of info around in English too. Divided into different shops and services such as...More

1  Thank TedandFreesia
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Visited there with my wife and we really enjoyed the experience. With English audio,we could Staff were very helpful and it was not too busy on a Monday. Would recommend it!

Thank BrendanO
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Reviewed October 8, 2015

Spent a rainy afternoon visiting this museum of old commercial shops and establishments from the early 1900s France.. Everything is set out well and information is in English as well as French. The detail in each of the displays is exceptional and suitable for all...More

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Caroline T
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Response from jf_merle | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely, and a very nice one indeed
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JM1260
October 12, 2015|
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Response from seb t | Property representative |
Horaires d'ouverture : jusqu'au 31 octobre, tous les jours 10-12 h et 14-19 h. Fermé le dimanche matin. du 1/11 au 31/12/2015 tous les jours 10-12 h et 14-18 h. Fermé le dimanche matin Musée fermé en janvier. Cordialement
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