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Biscarrosse lake was the home of French seaplane aviation, from which seaplanes set off across the Atlantic and down to Africa. Here is a museum dedicated to its history, packed with beautiful models, photographs, displays, and a few original aircraft. Of course, the Nazis utilised...More
Lovely museum with lots to see. Only takes a couple of hours. Reasonable prices. Helpful guides in many languages. Helpful staff. Not easy to find though without satnav, feels like you're going through a council estate to get there. Ample parking. Would recommend.
The biggest problem with this museum is finding it in the first place. You need to follow the sun for 'Musėe' from the town centre roundabout. Otherwise you end up heading towards the beach! I don't think it's easily accessible by public transport, but we...More
Lots to see in the museum, models, engines, bits of aircraft, posters etc., very handy to have an English language guidebook to help.
There are a handful of actual aircraft in a separate hanger to the museum
We check the website it states open
14.00 > 17.00 on Mondays.
We arrive here waiting around with others for upto 45 minutes.
No one comes to open up the museum.
Trip advisor shows museum closed today.
Sign on premises shows closed Monday and bank...More
This is a most interesting museum that covers the history of hydraviation. As with many museums (I find), there is almost too much to see, and it is best to be selective to avoid ennui setting in after you're only half way through.