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Le Musee de l'Ile d'Oleron

9 Place Gambetta, 17310, Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron, Ile d'Oleron, France
+33 5 46 75 05 16
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Small but interesting

Conveniently located on the edge of the main town car park the museum deals mainly with local... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
Small, but instructive

The museum has a fixed exhibition on the traditional economic activities on the island (wine, salt... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
FHN21
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Dolus-d'Oleron, France
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Labelled >, this museum is situated in an entirely restored massive 18th century farmhouse. The museum is an interactive and educational experience about the histoty of the island, its ethnography and traditional crafts : headdresses and costumes, lifestyles in the 19th century, viticulture, tapping, production, fisheries and tourism.
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“farming” (2 reviews)
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9 Place Gambetta, 17310, Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron, Ile d'Oleron, France
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Conveniently located on the edge of the main town car park the museum deals mainly with local industry (salt/oysters etc) and island history. Staff are helpful and overall I'd allocate an hour to see everything on show. Check opening times (see my picture) but even...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The museum has a fixed exhibition on the traditional economic activities on the island (wine, salt, oyster farming), local customs and culture and the politico-religious history of the island. Well made panoramic film of the island. A small, but very complete museum shop. The first...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2016

A very attractive little museum that traces the history of Ile d'Oleron. Of course, one reason for being som attractive is the fact that Ile d'Oleron carreis a very long and dramatic history. The fight between the English and the French, the religious war between...More

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