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Musee du Vin de Bourgogne

Rue d'Enfer, Beaune, France
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Ranked #9 of 12 Attractions in Beaune
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

A very nice building but very dull and worthy exhibits inside, it needs to be better in this day and age. We couldn't wait to get out!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

museum is ok, but a lot is hard to follow as all details are in French. You could of course take a (boring!) paper for each room with details translated but I prefer to have a short version in English with every display. if you go; please check out the movie (about 20 minutes) which is also in French without... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Liked - the setting and the content. Disliked - would have been nice to have an audio tour in English.

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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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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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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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6 attraction reviews
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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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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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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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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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