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History Museum

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Neighborhood: Petite France Centre
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Address: 2, rue du Vieux Marche aux Poissons | Les Musees de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Phone Number: +33/(0)3 88 52 50 00
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Imagine the history of this interesting part of Europe -- presented through interactive displays as you walk through room after room of visually attractive sets. It certainly did... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Imagine the history of this interesting part of Europe -- presented through interactive displays as you walk through room after room of visually attractive sets. It certainly did make the history of Alsace come alive . Although not extensive it gave one a clear and creative understanding of what this area has been through. Another interesting museum in Alsace --... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The history museum was very nice! it was not a lot but very informational very close to Notre Dame De Strasbourg so it well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

free audio tape. interesting storyline that gives a broad overview of the region. great place to get oriented before seeing other sites.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

So well presented and with very interactive stories to follow with real ambiance to each era. We went inside by a beautiful sunny day but couldn't leave as history was developing silmutaneously in front of us and with the audio to make it even more lively. The maquette was another great surprise, we thought it was the end of the... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you're going to visit just one museum in Strasbourg, I recommend visiting this one. It gives you a very solid overview of the history of this turbulent area from the Middle Ages up until World War II, and the exhibits are really interactive. I definitely recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I would rate it as one of the best museums I've been to. Audio guide is very good although some of the seats are placed just out of zone of the item you're listening to and it changes. More to do with me being knackered by the time I went there. Great AC which was a reason I went there... More 

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Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We visited this on a Sunday afternoon. The museum is up-to-date with interactive exhibits. The information dates from ancient times through WWII. We even tried on armor and took pictures. This is very close to the cathedral and the Petite France area on the canal. What an excellent introduction to Strasbourg!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

One stop to understand the history and significance of all Strasbourg. Audio is a must and free on Sunday's! The miniature model of Strabsourg built for the Kings of France is worth it alone, plus you can try on helmets and more.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We really enjoyed this museum because it wasn't cluttered with trivia. Upon entry you receive an audio guide which relates the story of Strasbourg, in itself an interesting subject. Only complaint was being asked to leave the building before stated closing time and thus being unable to quite finish the tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

audio system was superb and start immediatley as you walk between galleries so you dont need to find numbers etc, very practical.... you need some time if you are interested as there is a rich history and substantial number of eras mentioned in te galleries... I like the curation and the design... shme i had only an hour... and could... More 

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Address: 2, rue du Vieux Marche aux Poissons | Les Musees de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Phone Number: +33/(0)3 88 52 50 00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Alsace  >  Bas-Rhin  >  Strasbourg>  > Petite France Centre

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