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Musee Des Cannoniers

Address: 44 rue des Canonniers, 59000 Lille, France
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Ranked #20 of 53 Attractions in Lille
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Type: Military Museums, Museums

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Cape Town
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I visited the museum on a Friday afternoon and they opened promptly at 15h, I was greeted inside by a very friendly man who spoke decent English and he gave me a quick overview of the exhibits in this tiny museum. He also handed me an interesting pamphlet with good information about the items on display and overall, this was... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

We arrived at 3pm, having emailed ahead to check if it was open at the time we visited, and having been told it was, found it all locked up and no notice on the gates to indicate why. This is the third time this has happened for members of our party, and I feel it is very unsatisfactory

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

I was in Lille with my Father for the Christmas Market which was a bit of a let down and too crowded so we walked out of the centre to this museum, which isn't too far and easy to find, and we loved it! We were shown around by a Gentleman who gave us a tour in French (of which... More 

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New York City, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

This is a marvelous small museum. I was the only one there the day I went and received a personal tour and explanation of everything. The museum contains, I was told, the only two remaining cannons from Napoleons army. A wonderful place to spend an hour or so!

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Top Contributor
581 reviews 581 reviews
394 attraction reviews
464 helpful votes 464 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

This is a small museum in the road of the same name.Its subject is guns and cannons rfom the 18th and 19th century.It has lots of examples of the hardware and a big bonus.Virtually half of the narrative panels are in English so you have aclear idea what its all about.It is the sort of museum that will probably appeal... More 

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