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OK, I learned some things.

We were in the area and had read about this museum so decided to give it a visit. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Chip1701
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Plymouth, Minnesota
It will draw you in

One of those places which looks nothing from the outside but which tells its story very well. I... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2015
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Apr 25, 2018
“Excellent experience”
Nov 4, 2016
“OK, I learned some things.”
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Quai du Port de Peche 34140, Quai du port de pêche 34140 Bouzigues, France
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Shellfish, boats, fishing, history, birdlife, video, rubbish, ..... so much interesting information. We were fascinated by all the methods , that haven't really changed much. Good, clear presentations. Very welcoming reception team. Small gift shop. Handicapped friendly - no steps and seating available throughout the...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

We were in the area and had read about this museum so decided to give it a visit. It is informative about the farming of oysters and mussels. I learned some stuff. There were English translations of many, but not all, of the written materials....More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is such an interesting museum to look round and learn about the history of the oyster farming in Bouzigues. They have a film at the end of the tour which is very good

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

One of those places which looks nothing from the outside but which tells its story very well. I hadn't expected to be beguiled by the oyster industry and marine life but the museum tells the rich history of the Bassin de Thau to good effect

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Great way to learn about the history of oyster farming in the region. A very good video, and lots of exhibits to see.

Thank fuzzyminx
Reviewed 25 July 2015

As other reviewers have said this is a great place to learn about oyster and mussel farming, and its location is along a very pleasant marina. There is a good explanatory film in French, so god that you need not have anyzz Fren h to...More

Thank malaita
Reviewed 8 December 2014

If you want to know about how to farm lysters and to hear about the fishing period of the "Etang du Thau" this is the place!

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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Four Euros well spent to get a background to the history of Etang de Thau. I spent about an hour in the museum but it would be quite easy to speed through in 15 minutes and get a quick feel for what was on offer....More

Thank Papamoabill
Reviewed 14 August 2014

This little museum is great addition to the lovely fishing village of Bouzigues. It gives detailed information about the Bassin de Thau, the shellfish industry and the way the oyster production works. At the same time, it tells the story of individual fishermen, both now...More

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