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Musee Aux Anciens Commerces

Ecuries Foullon - Chemin du Lavoir, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
+33 2 41 52 91 58
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Interesting in parts...

This French 'musee' is about the past commercial life of the town it's in and there are some... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
C6Dave
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Northumberland
A bit dull!

Visited as a family of six aged 9-72. A small museum that can be walked through in about half an... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2017
Jo J
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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The museum Aux Anciens commerces opened in 1992. Here, you can find the charm of old shops, with its authentic windows and products : Bistro, Pharmacy, Barber shop, Drugstore, Grocery's, toys etc. Are you ready to travel through time? So come, and you will see.
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Oct 12, 2017
“Interesting in parts...”
Jul 30, 2017
“A bit dull!”
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Ecuries Foullon - Chemin du Lavoir, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
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+33 2 41 52 91 58
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This French 'musee' is about the past commercial life of the town it's in and there are some interesting bits, like how many different individual trades were recorded in the town in the 1950's Some of the displays were good like the wigmakers showing how...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Visited as a family of six aged 9-72. A small museum that can be walked through in about half an hour. Exhibits organised into different shops, the pharmacy section was most interesting as you could go into the area, all other shops were behind glass...More

Thank Jo J
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

The idea of recreating the shops is good but unfortunately everything is rather crammed in and only basic information is given about each shop. It is however a good example of how the shops used to be in the area,

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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Full of items going back decades but you will probably remember quite a few of them. We were in a rush so could not do the museum justice but an effusive and, apparently, very funny lady gave a talk, in French only, about some of...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was well done with a vast collection of old interesting things, all seperated into "shops" - cobblers, hatter, bookshop, grocer. I think it is probably of more interest to adults than children as there's nothing to interact with and a large part of the...More

Thank gillyflowerz
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