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School Museum

3 Rue du Plo, Carcassonne, France
04 68 25 95 14
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Ranked #9 of 32 Attractions in Carcassonne
Type: History Museums
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Kendal,
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Reminded our kids how lucky they are and had some interesting teaching literature on French patriotism

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Montesson, France
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63 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

To be honest, the museum is a bit dull (and it takes 10 minutes to see everything) but in the last classroom you get the chance to write with an old fashioned pen and generally plaster yourself with ink, if you are as incompetent as me.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This museum is well worth a visit. Until not so very long agao it was a working school! It has been preserved exactly as it was. Desks with attched bench seats and inkwells containing ink for the nibbed pens! It is exactly how a small village was and you can easily imagine the school at work with 'maitres', 'maitresses' and... More

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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131 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

ok to pop into in the old city but not too much to see. I found the anti alcohol posters the most surprising and interesting

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Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
27 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

If one is in La Cite, then this small museum giving an insight into a pre-war French school is well worth a visit.

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Etoy, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My daughter had been here before and was very keen to show us the museum. Unfortunately a rather imposing guide prevented us from being able to explore the museum properly. His explanations were interesting for me, but my two children were completely ignored making them irritable and keen to leave instead of being able to enjoy what should have been... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

It was lovely to see inside an old school classroom with lots of artefacts and very friendly staff to chat to

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Rennes, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

A nice distraction and escape from the sun and crowds. Entry fare reasonable, although there isn't much to keep you detained for long. Allow an hour. But definitely a novel place - check it out if in the Cité with a few euros and a bit of time to spare.

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Maidstone, Uk
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150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

As the one time headteacher of a UK village school, this little museum made for a fascinating visit. My wife and I, both teachers, really enjoyed this reconstruction of French schooling at the end of the nineteenth century. Interestingly, there are several French schools preserved as museums. In the UK they are still working schools!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Well worth paying the small entrance fee to see the School Museum plus gift shop located within the Medieval City of Carcassonne. Fascinating facts some lovely souvenirs to purchase! Would recommend!

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