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Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne

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Address: 17, rue Sainte-Anne | Monastère des Bernardines, 21000 Dijon, France
Phone Number: 03 80 48 80 90
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9:30 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Many experiences which offer children a time to investigate and get involved. Very well maintained and free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Worcester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Many experiences which offer children a time to investigate and get involved. Very well maintained and free.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This museum is conveniently situation just along the road from a public underground car park. From there one walks through a garden area from where you can see the cupola of the building above the fences. We did in fact have to pay to visit although it was not a large sum and there was no guide in English. The... More 

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Newhall, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This museum is run by the city of Dijon and is free. But what makes it worth the time is the excellent presentation of life in Burgundy in the 18th century. There are displays depicting all events in the lives of the people, from birth, confirmation and marriage to old age. There are brochures for children as well.

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Wessex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

One of the most informative and well=designed museums we have visited. An excellent overview of Burgundian life, domestic scenes, costumes and customs. Displays were informative, and illustrated with small cartoons as well as descriptive labels - not the usual typed labels, but suspended, hand-written , brief swirling transparent mini-banners above the relevant articles. Easily comprehensible to even a minimalist French... More 

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Zurich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A very lovingly put-together museum depicting life in the Burgundy region (mainly Dijon) throughout history. Excellent for all ages.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I loved this museum, I felt as a child. A fantastic idea to show the life, habits and customs of old Dijon to new generations and tourists.

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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Interesting small vignettes set up to show shops of everyday life. This is a musuem that children would also enjoy. This is off the beaten path, definitely worth a visit, not crowded.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Great idea saving old Dijon for future generations. Similar exists in UK but We could learn a lot from this In Stratford upon Avon

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

very interessting information about former life in Burgundy. nice decorated and presented. It seems to be a museum which could also be interessting for children. The pulicity for this museum could be better seen the quality of the exibition. Nevertheless I don't how they present the information for not french speakers...

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I love the smaller French museums of this type, so lovingly done. The written English guide for the entry floor with the mannequins in Burgundian dress and scenes was hard to follow. One flight up, however, the English guide telling about the shops and the lives of their owners was quite eloquent and fascinating. I have NO French, but still... More 

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Additional Information about Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne

Address: 17, rue Sainte-Anne | Monastère des Bernardines, 21000 Dijon, France
Phone Number: 03 80 48 80 90
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Burgundy  >  Cote d'Or  >  Dijon
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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