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Address: 33 place du Vieux Marche, 76000 Rouen, France
Phone Number: 02 35 88 02 70
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1 1/4 hours, talking head video presentationstreaming of people who were there. A decent way to learn more about the story of Joan of Arc, worth the entrance fee.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Learning more about the history associated with this famous martyr was fascinating. This was one of the most memorable visits in France.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent guided tour giving full account of life of the Maid of Orleans Tour includes film documentary together with commentary in the language of your choice

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

1 1/4 hours, talking head video presentationstreaming of people who were there. A decent way to learn more about the story of Joan of Arc, worth the entrance fee.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It is not conventional place like we used to see museums. They employ visual media. It is like a watching a movie based on a history. The visit was quite entertaining. Everything is in French; and audio guide is a must for English speaking people.

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Nottingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This new museum opened in March 2015 and has all the new hi-tech video projection stuff that you now expect in a place like this. Very interesting, must have cost a fortune to set up and well worth the entrance fee for the hour and a bit video tour, with headphones in English if your French (like mine) is less... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This was terrific - my favourite museum in Rouen. It uses digital media to recreate the story of Jeanne d'Arc using the Archbishop's palace as the venue. The previous reviewer has provided an excellent summation so I will just add my concurrence and hearty recommendation. And yes, unless your French is excellent, rent the translator.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The new museum dedicated to Joan of Arc and her legacy reopened in Rouen in late March 2015 on the very site where her trial took place - the archbishop's Palace. Entry is 9.50 euros (there are concessions). If your French is not very good it is worth buying the headsets to listen to the proceedings in English. You are... More 

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Rocky Mount, NC
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We looked forward to experiencing the story of Joan of Arc though the miniature model of the castle at Rouen and the towers where she had been held captive, and the life sized wax figures arranged in scenes from her life. But the owner apparently retired and took the museum with him so it no longer exists. Disappointing.

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Sebastian, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Will be going to Rouen in December (2013). Would love to visit the museum but from all I've read, it closed in October 2012! ???

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Clearly an iconic spot in the troubled relations between France and England in medieval times. Brings the stories to life

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