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Musee du Vin de Bourgogne

Rue d'Enfer, Beaune, France
03-80-22-08-19
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Ranked #8 of 12 attractions in Beaune
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Berne
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is basically a local history museum, extended to cover all aspects of wine-making, from the agricultural tools used in planting, through the skills of harvesting, fermentation, cooperage, even labelling, with rooms devoted to particular skills. It is an interesting series of rooms, though scarcely exciting, and though much is self-explanatory, the labelling could be better (and it could be... More

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London
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166 reviews 166 reviews
25 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is mostly a museum of wine in Burgundy, although it covers general winemaking and the accoutrements of wine as well. Spaced out over several rooms on two levels, and outside, in a historic building. It’s a bit hidden away but just a two minutes walk from the Hospice and centre of Beaune. I think you need to be interested... More

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Annapolis, MD
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161 reviews 161 reviews
69 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Not really a destination on its own, but if you have a combo ticket with other Beaune attractions, it is worth a little time. If you know a little about wine making, there isn't really anything new to learn here, but there are some interesting items on display that are fun to see.

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Chicago
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Fortunately there were some handouts in English. It seemed more like a museum on 19th century traditional life in Burgundy not just a history of wine and wine making. It reminded me of efforts in the US to recreate pioneer villages like New Salem in Illinois. If you are like me a read every sign ina museum you will like... More

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Sydney
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57 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I have been the similar musee in Bordeaux and this was not up to the same standard. All the information was in French and it did not cater for foreign tourists. Some of the displays were very basic. To be honest - give this musee a miss

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Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A well designed museum of the history of wine making. It can be seen in an hour unless you want to read a lot of the details. Enjoyed seeing the old photos. Well worth the visit. Get the multi museum pass, which can be purchased at any of the museums.

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San Francisco
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87 reviews 87 reviews
8 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Coming from the CA Sonoma wine country, not much new to learn but always interesting and gorgeous old building.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Apart from the black and white film of barrel making, its just a display of fairly sterile explanatory boards about the Burgundy vineyards and display cabinets of dusty implements. It could do with a good shake to bring it in to the 21st century where visitors expect to feel or smell something or even better see some form of live... More

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bristol
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81 reviews 81 reviews
23 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

OK as long as you can read French as not available in English. Unfortunately I have been lazy and not learnt enough French to totally appreciate the information available but was able to piece together the history via the pictures and artefacts on display. Quite expensive though for what was on offer.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Really good galleries themed around the different aspects of wine production. The film of barrel making is worth the time, in French, the Cooper is manoeuvring 200 Kilo barrels on his own.

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