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Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

Open today: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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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
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4 Place Marc Elder, 44000, Nantes, France
Decré - Cathédrale
+33 811 46 46 44
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All reviewsaudio guidebeautiful castlecastle wallsexcellent museumhistory museumslave tradefrench historyfree walkseveral languagesdes ducs de bretagneinteresting placefree of chargecouple of hourswalk aroundfew hoursentrance feetourist office
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped here on route to the gardens, glad we did. Came accros the slide. Was pleasantly surprised that it was free. A nice place to visit.

Thank PerriGrant
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank mailmannz
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank quickerer
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Juma1707
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very imposing on the outside, dazzlingly pretty on the inside, must be the first place to visit in Nantes. Fun exhibits, excellent staff and ideal little cafe.

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank valleysgirl2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exterior of the castle deserves some time. We found the interior not so interesting, but maybe after one week to the other Castles of the Loire our interest diminished a bit...

Thank 14radu63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This castle, in the middle of town, is definitely worth the visit. You can walk on the ramparts for no cost. There are restaurants and a cafe in the courtyard as well as picnic tables

Thank Gregory H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Ursosarctos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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