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The Castle of the Dukes of Brittany houses the Nantes History Museum, displaying more than 850 historic objects with multimedia installations in a contemporary layout. The former ducal palace also holds temporary exhibitions and cultural events all...more
Stopped by here while the big slide was still in operation. Didn't quite manage to go on it because it gets closed down when the sun comes out (something about burning customers backsides...a definite no-no for return custom! :).
Really well maintained site and quite...More
The castle is nice a mix of medieval & renaissance architectures (the castle started as a stronghold but building was paused and finished as the renaissance had kicked in).
Nice temporary exhibits at the musuem. Just don"t bother about visiting the main useum itself, there...More
It was worth stopping by during our visit to Nantes, but admittedly, there are many nicer chateaux in the Loire than this one. The slide around the castle wall looked interesting and was free for adults and children taller than 130 cm, be sure to...More
It is free to enter the grounds but there are charges to enter both the chateau and the exhibition area. The château itself is set out in a series of 32 rooms which take the visitor through the history of Nantes. The exhibits are well...More
We were impressed with this place - its scale, state of preservation, and the free access allowed.
It isa very solid edifice, the surrounding moat now mostly grassed, but with turtles (terrapins?) and fish in the flooded part.
We spent an engaging couple of hours...More
Not only is the castle beautiful and striking from the outside - complete with a moat - but the inside has a museum! It doesn't only give information about the chateau itself, but about Nantes and Brittany and their historical roles as well. One of...More