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Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie)

67 blvd Charles V, 14600 Honfleur, France
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Ranked #6 of 13 attractions in Honfleur
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Museums, Historic Sites
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Brussels, Belgium
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Very original approach to introduce classic composer to children, following a discovery track leading to different rooms that are all different and explore aspects of Satie's life. Our oldest is 9 and youngest is 3 and they all loved it !

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Visited the Satie house last week and found it fascinating as a small insight into the man. His imagination and character come over strongly and you can lose yourself for a moment listening to his music on the auto-piano and by being a child again on the magic roundabout! After dancing the waltz with my wife round the piano in... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I enjoyed this visit so much, knowing little about the composer and his music and his radical, fun-filled perspectives on art. The museum itself is a place of performance - presenting the composer's music wrapped up in his times and in new engaging artwork. The surrealist, cabaret presentation was thrilling. I was alone. It was March but cold slow down,... More

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I have visited this attraction twice. It is a house full of surprises and really reflects the way Satie's life was. The piano room is out of this world and the "roundabout" is fun. So worth a visit

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Fantastic place to visit. Very quirky and brilliant. Loved the whole experience. Would definately recommend this to anyone visiting Hornfleur.

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Glocester, Rhode Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I like Satie's music, I understand that he was an eccentric and I wasn't expecting a typical museum experience. Bearing that in mind, I still didn't find that a visit to the Satie House offered very much. The way the tour worked is that they gave you an audio guide. You then followed a path through a series of themed... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Enjoyed the audio tour (you're equipped with an electronic headset when you walk through the museum) and enjoyed the interactive parts.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This is by no means a conventional museum!! As you walk through the house you get a rather disjointed commentary which is triggered by sensors in each room. By the time I left, I didn't know a lot more about Satie, but had a real sense of his eccentricities. Each themed room has a modern display which in turn intrigue,... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

If you don't know anything about the man and his work you will not learn anything by going to the museum. i didnt actually find out anythign about his life, work or music. It cost 12 euroS and there is an audio guide WHICH DIDNT WORK - the video film at the very end was just as poor as the... More

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Cleburne, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

The place looked like a normal museum but Erik Satie was far from it. Eccentric it was a look at this odd character's life as you walk thru a type of carnival house with audio guide. The grand finale was a ride on a self powered merry go round with unfolding umbrella, lights and music. Bizarre but worth a look....... More

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