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Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois
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Great Place To Visit

Distillery and school display plus shops and trades of yesteryear. Set out on 3 floors up and 1... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tezpil
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Signs of a bygone France

This is an excellent museum. Set in 'rooms' it's full of equipment, advertising and old products... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SALOPIAN1967
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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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All reviews great museum couple of hours audio guide lift advertising life step france century french exhibits
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Reviewed September 22, 2015

Visited for the second time (after a few years!) as it is the perfect place to take anyone who is "getting on in years" and looking for a bit of nostalgia. My mother (Alzheimers) loved it. It is much better now they have installed a lift and translated notices into English. As with most sites in France it closes for lunch so check times before you go.
A great way to spend a couple of hours in Rochefort, especially when it's raining!

Thank julie b
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Reviewed September 9, 2015

We arrived at 11.30 on the dot to be told by the pleasant young man not to bother going in as he closed at 12.00 and it would take an hour and a half to go through. So if you arrive in the morning I guess your window of opportunity for seeing it is between 10 and 10.30. Amazing how often one forgets the first law of tourism in France that when you want to see something there's every chance it will be closed. Apparently this place is open to 7.00pm so I guess the answer is to go in the afternoon - not possible for us as we were driving through to parts beyond,

Thank AllanJGJ
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Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We got the train down from La Rochelle especially to visit this museum, well worth the visit. Exceptional little place in a fascinating building 10 minutes stroll from the train station. Cheap to get in, really friendly staff and the audio guide was great. Really highly recommend.

Thank Lloyd F
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Reviewed July 31, 2015

Well worth a visit. Excellent exhibits and introductions in both French and English. Access to 3 floors by stairs but lift available. Downstairs classroom exhibition not reached by the lift.

Thank Alberth555
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Reviewed August 25, 2014

You must visit this museum! It is fully of fascinating relics from our past How we used to live brought to life. Jam packed with beautifully preserved rooms, each bursting with fascinating objects. You will love it!

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