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Centre International Du Vitrail

5 rue du Cardinal Pie, 28000, Chartres, France
+33 2 37 21 65 72
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If you like stained glass visit here

The museum is housedin a lovely old timbered building, wonderful beamed ceilings. Go below ground... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Widlydidly
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United Kingdom
Stain Glass gallery worth the time

Wonderful display of Stain Glass window from all periods. A special bonus is the studio where... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Dudley H
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
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Jul 6, 2018
“If you like stained glass visit here”
Oct 22, 2017
“Stain Glass gallery worth the time”
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5 rue du Cardinal Pie, 28000, Chartres, France
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

The museum is housedin a lovely old timbered building, wonderful beamed ceilings. Go below ground to see more of the exhibition, 3 floors down, and be amazed at the great hall the size of a cathedral. The museum offers a lot of insight and history...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Wonderful display of Stain Glass window from all periods. A special bonus is the studio where cutting the colored glass is being cut.

Thank Dudley H
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Equally important as seeing the cathedral, the nearby center offers a great insight into the medieval culture and glass arts. We were impressed by an expedition featuring "light" & modern stain glass artist.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is an interesting place to visit if you have an interest in stained glass. The museum is located in a very old but restored building. It mainly consists of a lot of modern stained glass exhibits, some of which are quite impressive, and diagrams...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

A shop with old and new stained glass in all sizes. Craft making materials available. Some very traditional work but others with much whimsy.

Thank frequentraveler13
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Located in a beautifully restored huge grain store this centre for stained glass was really intestering to visit. The building itself is amazing, the interpretation and display of religious stained glass very informative but the best part was the basement displays of contemporary stained glass...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

I love stained glass and work with it. The explanations were in both English and French. However, I dislike seeing printouts of glass windows, and the reflections on the info pages made them unreadable at times.. It was a way to pass an hour on...More

Thank Vixster28
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

They are closed during the lunchtime period. Older periods of glass contrast with the fascinating contemporary exhibit in the basement. The building is wonderful.

Thank HummingbirdTX
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

How stained glass windows are made and repaired, plus some amazing old examples are on the first floor. The basement holds the surprise! Modern windows designed by young artists for churches all over france and Belgium-fabulous!

Thank gitta45
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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Only the main level was accessible. This was the only museum that charged full price in a wheelchair (others were free admission). Only half the museum was accessible. The exhibit in the main floor included a room with every window at Chartres Cathedral with an...More

Thank Adrea M
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