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Memorial des Deportes de la Mayenne

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Moving, informative, unmissable

Visited today, part of group and even through we were given a full tour of the current exhibits we... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
via mobile
Beautifully presented and unbelievably moving

We were only in Mayenne for a weekend - but visiting this museum was the highlight. It is so... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Memorial of the Deportees from Mayenne. You can discover exhibitions, objects, maps, chronologies and mural paintings.
23 rue Ambroise de Lore, 53100 Mayenne, France
+33 2 43 08 87 35
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited today, part of group and even through we were given a full tour of the current exhibits we will definitely be going back. The personal stories of the people deported during WW2 was moving and their personal effects, uniforms and images made the exhibition...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

We were only in Mayenne for a weekend - but visiting this museum was the highlight. It is so unbelievably moving and so beautifully presented that you feel it is a great privilege to be able to share the experience of the wartime Jews and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

Date of experience: August 2015
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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

Date of experience: May 2015
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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

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

Date of experience: June 2014
4  Thank michaelallaston
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