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I highly recommend spending some time here at the old royal rope factory.
1. Beautiful building
2. Amazing setting
3. Cafe/restaurant on site
4. Awesome gardens
5. Children amusements
6. Reasonable entrance fee €10
A real nice way to spend a decent amount of time.
I really liked the idea of this museum. It is new and has some fun technological elements to it. We loved meeting the rope artists at the end of the tour. I learned so much about rope- things I would have never have learned other...More
Had expected more only due to reviews on trip advisor- thought we'd be in for more of an interesting visit- we weren't offered English audio just a booklet in English but found it in in engaging and basically just a museum about rope.
Disappointed to arrive in Rochefort,only to find "fermee exceptionelle" on the Corderie Royale whilst we were in the area.
Interesting building from the outside, but not much else to say, as we couldn`t get in ! (on the plus side, at lest I`d not pre-paid...More