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Musee et Parc Buffon

Rue du Parc, 21500 Montbard, France
+33 3 80 92 50 42
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commentary of eighteenth century France and its developments in Science

Visiting this place was not an after-thought for having spent hours in total admiration of the... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2017
GuidoLocattelli
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Akron, Ohio
18th Century Forge Created by Naturalist Buffon

Though George-Louis Buffon was a well-known, highly-respected naturalist (including by the King) he... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2016
wwalleigh
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Los Altos, California
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“lovely home” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue du Parc, 21500 Montbard, France
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Visiting this place was not an after-thought for having spent hours in total admiration of the Cistercian Abbey at Fontenay but I kind of ran into this opportunity and I decided to stay for another hour or so - it was just more time in...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Though George-Louis Buffon was a well-known, highly-respected naturalist (including by the King) he added to his estate’s many gardens and lovely home, a forge where he invented new processes and equipment to develop iron and metal devices that would impact industry as well. It was...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The build of the castle is different from the majority of French castles. It's really a fortress perched high on the hill overlooking the city. It's not a castle you are going to say "wooo", but it makes an interesting 30 minute visit. Warning. There...More

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