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A curiosity

The history of the tragedy suffered by the cathars is dipicted by hand made models of in great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andy_Bickley
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Fascinating

This fascinating exhibition was put together by the owner and depicts the tragic history of the... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Jane S
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Driffield, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“A curiosity”
Mar 16, 2018
“Visit to Minerve Museum”
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5 rue des Martyrs, 34210 Minerve, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history of the tragedy suffered by the cathars is dipicted by hand made models of in great detail, quaint and interesting

Thank Andy_Bickley
Reviewed 17 March 2018

About the museum in Minerve, my wife wrote the following in her journal: "After the dark church, we went to the museum, which houses Roman and prehistoric artifacts. It was only mildly interesting." As a numismatist, I wrote: "Went to museum in town that had...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This fascinating exhibition was put together by the owner and depicts the tragic history of the Crusades in this area. Suitable for all ages though there are stairs to climb. Written information accompanies each exhibit and the owner is both very informative and bilingual. There...More

1  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

hand made thsi historic story represented by several window display of the life and batlles of the cathars is awesome. Must see.

Thank patrickfiat21
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Minerve is such an evocative place to visit, and this little gem of a museum brings the tragic history of the Albigensian crusade and the "Cathar" movement to life through a series of miniature exhibits depicting significant events. A visit to Minerve is greatly enriched...More

1  Thank agelbon
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Just a tiny place with glass cases depicting different scenes from the history of the Crusades against the Cathares Man at the front desk was very knowledgeable and chatty and spoke good English although we spoke also in French There is s very good English...More

1  Thank FatWelshBird
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Minerve is steeped in history, especially regarding the Cathar movement. This small but worthwhile museum provides information via a variety of media about this period, as well as earlier and later times.

Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is simply a most wonderful expose to the history of the Cathar period, told through the medium of exhibits and minature reconstructions (of a most high presentation standard) of significant episodes from the period. It will take just a little time to do the...More

2  Thank 34210king
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Musée Hurepel is a small history museum explaining the history of the Cathars and Catharism (a Christian dualist movement that thrived in some areas of Southern Europe). The history is brought to life with beautiful dioramas. The history of the Cathars was unknown to me...More

1  Thank Pieter M
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