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Address: Quai St Etienne, 14602, Honfleur, France
Phone Number: 02 31 89 14 12
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A look into the past

This museum is housed in a medieval building which is interesting in itself. The collection is eclectic but interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2015
Macman1940
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Arlington Heights IL
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De Haan, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We stil had at least a hour to vist the museum but the "concierge" was not really happy to see us. So we ran away. Sad and I 'm mostly a very extrovert person.

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Thank tikki2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Even if you don't go inside, you can appreciate this museum as a masterpiece of an ancient building, it is like walking through history in the streets of Honfleur - a very special place

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Arlington Heights IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This museum is housed in a medieval building which is interesting in itself. The collection is eclectic but interesting.

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Thank Macman1940
Los Angeles, California
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1,758 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Sorry Boudin, I'm a fan of studying and learning more about the long history of charming Honfleur. Amazing what changes Honfleur has been through over the ages. Enjoy ....

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

These are some wonderful old buildings and is a step back in time to see how they would have lived here long ago. the place is well kept and very interesting.

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Fairfield County, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This "museum" contains a collection of artifacts covering many years -- most of which are not organized in any way to make them accessible. 19th century items are mixed with 16th century items and the explanatory signage is quite limited (even if you read French). There are some interesting items here, but they could be displayed better to tell the... More 

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Valdosta, Georgia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Small little museum that takes about 20 minutes to walk through. My wife enjoyed more than me. With the Honfleur Museum Pass it is effectively free if you see the Boudin and Satie exhibits.

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Thank Ken S
Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Worth a visit to see how people lived in old Honfleur, the rooms were set out in an interesting way. Wouldn't be any good for wheelchair users as no access. Also shut for 2 hours at lunchtime so make sure you time your visit carefully.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Set in old buildings including Greniers au Sel. Setting was brilliant showing off oldest buildings in Honfleur. A must to visit.

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I visited this town on a one day visit from a cruise ship. The harbour was wonderful, full of private sailing boats. cafes and bars were plentiful at very reasonable prices, a pint of local beer was 2.30 euro and a glass of wine 2.45. The harbour sports a very old carousel that is very well maintained and is on... More 

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