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Musee Historique de Biarritz

Rue Broquedis, 64200 Biarritz, France
0033 559 24 86 28
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Ranked #11 of 16 attractions in Biarritz
Type: History Museums
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It is very cheap and a lot of to see what Biarritz have done and the girl was very friendly and good English speaking as we'll. hard to find in this city hehe.

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Take the time to cross to the historical basque museum of Bayonne. Ten times more interesting and instructive about the history of the general area. Of course, it is Basque history, not the glitzy Biarritz history. This is a small museum, run by volunteers. Worth it if you are in the immediate area.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Some interesting tidbits but would have like some kind of guide book in English. Disappointed that there weren't more photos showing Biarittz in its heyday.

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Hastings, U.K.
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Fascinating to see who visited Biarritz in the past. The collection of 1920s photographs are worth a visit on their own.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

It is nice to learn about interesting facts of the city, centered mainly on the last moments of the city. I missed something related with older fishermen times.

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Hertfordshire England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

This is strange from the very beginning. It is an old Anglican church, and in the porch the British dead from Napoleonic wars are all listed, as well as a plaque about Queen Victoria visiting. Stain glass windows inside dedicated to dead English rugby players. Once the British expats left in the 1980s the church was rescued and turned into... More

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Penne, Midi-Pyrenees, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Lots about Biarritz being the favorite holiday place for the aristocracy of Europe - I find that sort of thing fascinating!

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