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Pavillon de Manse, Moulin des Princes

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Address: 34 rue des Cascades, 60500 Chantilly, France
Phone Number: +33 3 44 62 01 33
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On the Nonette River, in the heart of chantilly, the Pavillon de Manse was...

On the Nonette River, in the heart of chantilly, the Pavillon de Manse was built at the end of the 17th century by the Prince of Condé and transformed during the 19th century buy the duke of Aumale. Designed by J.H Mansart and listed as a historicmonument, the old mill houses the Prince of Condé's Machine des Grandes Eaux (1679) and the Duke of Aumale's hydraulic machinery room

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To show how the water was capted and then directed to all the different canals, fountains etc in the gardens

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 May 2016
Martine B
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Melun, France

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This was advertised as being open from 2 to 6 pm. We rushed to visit before it closed, but found it all locked up at 5.35pm. There was a nice little children's playground next door.

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Pavillon_de_Manse, Gérant at Pavillon de Manse, Moulin des Princes, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Actually we are open from 2 to 6 pm, but lock up the doors 30 min before, at 5.30 pm. It is written on the ads, sorry for the misunderstood. We will make sure the information is clear. Best regards, More 

Melun, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

To show how the water was capted and then directed to all the different canals, fountains etc in the gardens

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

We visited here as part of a day trip to gardens at Chantilly as we wanted to understand as much as possible about the engineering behind the various waterworks. The basement features a reconstructed pumping engine which is now run by electricity, make sure you ask to see it working it's very impressive. One of the assistants there also opened... More 

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Ichtegem, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Nice and interesting place to visit also if You want to understand how fountains of the castle work around 300 Years ago. No explanation in Dutch, only English

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2012

The Pavillon de Manse is the place of Science exhibitions once a year and it is interesting to attend the mini conferences and at the same time enjoy the explanations on the water wheel mechanisms;

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Thanks for your visit at the Pavillon de Manse. We are glade that you enjoy your trip in Chantilly. More 

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