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Memorial des Deportes de la Mayenne

23 rue Ambroise de Lore, 53100 Mayenne, France
+33 2 43 08 87 35
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Second visit to this attraction

Having visited this attraction over 3 years ago I returned in June with French friends. The venue... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
michaelallaston
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Tadley, United Kingdom
Very Moving

Opened in 2012, this small museum commerates 75 Jews and 550 members of the Resistance to... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Philip M
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Hobart, Australia
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Memorial of the Deportees from Mayenne. You can discover exhibitions, objects, maps, chronologies and mural paintings.
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23 Jul 2017
“Second visit to this attraction”
12 Jul 2017
“Very Moving”
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23 rue Ambroise de Lore, 53100 Mayenne, France
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+33 2 43 08 87 35
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Having visited this attraction over 3 years ago I returned in June with French friends. The venue has been updated since my last visit and although small is a worthwhile place to spend 1 to 2 hours. There are details of over 400 people who...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Opened in 2012, this small museum commerates 75 Jews and 550 members of the Resistance to occupation from the Mayenne region who were deported to camps during World War II. Check the opening hours before planning a visit. Entry is 5 Euros. There is a...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. It's not a large venue but there is a wealth of material inside. It is very net resting to follow stories of individuals and families and not how many simply disappeared.

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Reviewed July 7, 2015

It covers a dark period in the areas WWII history and as such it is extremely interesting. It is defiantly not for children or casual viewing.More

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Memorial53, Gérant at Memorial des Deportes de la Mayenne, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2015

Thank you very much for your message ! The Memorial of the Deportees from Mayenne is opened for all people. We receive children from 10 years old with their family or their school. There aren't picture or testimony which hurt sensibilities. This building is voluntarily...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2014

Having frequented Mayenne at least four times anualy for the last ten years we have only just found this small attraction. We were amazed at the numbers of local people deported during WW2 from the area. A moving visit

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