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Reviewed 7 November 2018

This museum is very unusual, full of inventions from the modern era. What really brought it alive was the audio guide, done in a lively skit format.

The section with the earliest aircraft was unexpectedly moving -- what must have driven these men to take these insane risks and get mankind airborne! When you see the tattered wings and little fuselages, it's quite moving. The early bicyclyes are cute and funny too.

But Foucault's pendulum is the clear star of the show. As it swings from side to side, silently answering so many questions about this planet we're on, you can't help but keep gazing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Not just for geeks, we discovered this museum on a friends recommendation. Easy to find and we figured we'd spend an hour or so..that turned into an afternoon. Well laid out but a bit light on the English translations (it is a french museum after all...) it was fun to navigate and the staff were friendly. Not very crowded even on a sunny fall break!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Our only regret is not allotting enough time to spend here. Filled with all sorts of inventions going back hundreds of years, the exhibits are brought to life by a fantastic audio guide whose narration comprises bite-size radio skits. It's packed with information - just the right amount - and very entertaining. Some of the exhibits will take your breath away. Tip1: Entrance is free on the first Sunday of every month. Tip2: Allot a minimum half day although an enture day would be even better. It's vast and worrth it. Tip3: Audio guide is a must or else it would be a flat and lifeless experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Very nice museum with many interesting displays. It does have a bit much in the way of 19th century technology, whole halls dedicated to obsolete machines where just a few examples would suffice. But still, it has many things that other technology museums lack, like the automotomitons. It uses the church space very nicely.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

It is always nice to see a museum that is big stormed from tourists and this is the one! Very interesting and informative place and the new addition on the adjacent church is great with the Pendulum of Foucault going on and the great installation of cars and planes...a wonderful surprise.

Date of experience: October 2018
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