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Musee de Montsegur

09300 Montsegur, France
+33 5 34 14 69 83
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The videos are worth watching

The museum cost is part of the castle ticket. The museum closes for lunch between 12:00-13:00 and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annonymus800
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London, United Kingdom
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Monday’s

We didn’t realise the museum was closed on a Monday. Such a shame as we were looking forward to our... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
AoifeBr
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Irish in Australia
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“small museum” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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09300 Montsegur, France
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+33 5 34 14 69 83
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum cost is part of the castle ticket. The museum closes for lunch between 12:00-13:00 and is closed on Mondays. Interesting.

Thank annonymus800
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We didn’t realise the museum was closed on a Monday. Such a shame as we were looking forward to our visit following a recommendation. Next time...

Thank AoifeBr
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Please try to visit the museum before attempting the climb. I speak French fluently, which was most helpful as, the video shown in the museum is in French. There is a nice collection of artefacts, which should appeal to everybody.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum after or walk up to the chateau. I was very impressed with the models, video displays, and artefacts contained within, and it made our trip better overall, being able to relate to the history. As mentioned already, entry to the museum...More

Thank Derek F
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I've been to this small museum four times and am equally absorbed each visit. My only regret is that it has very little on the village through its own history. well worth the time and coins.

Thank AliceMoerk
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

After a walk up to the castle, and a lovely lunch in the village, a wander round this museum was very interesting. The thought of what actually happened at this site is hard to imagine, although unfortunately quite true.

Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum after the castle and, although small, it has some very interesting artefacts - it makes the tragedy of the Cathars much more poignant.

Thank KShawyer
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

There was only a very tiny display in cases of some finds in the museum. It wasn't worth the entrance fee, unless you are really very bored or very enthusiastic about history.

Thank maricarjagger
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Very interesting small museum in the village of Montsegur, detailing the daily lives of the Cathars, the fortification of the Chateau and their persecution by the Inquisition. As other reviewers have said, everyday items are exhibited - from utensils to jewellery, animal and human remains....More

Thank Smeame21
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

The museum has a fascinating exhibition about the development of the castle and the materials used. It shows the three defensive walls and the village of 600 inhabitants when the castle was a major defensive stronghold.

Thank gjpeg
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