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Address: rue Claude Blondeau, 72000 Le Mans, France
Phone Number: 02 43 47 46 45

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A short course on the history of the city

This modern, light filled museum provides the visitor with a wide ranging overview of the history of Le Mans from Roman times through the Medieval period. Major construction... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2014
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Centreville, Virginia
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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This modern, light filled museum provides the visitor with a wide ranging overview of the history of Le Mans from Roman times through the Medieval period. Major construction outside the building makes handicap entry almost impossible for the next several weeks.

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France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The enamel effigy of Geoffroy Plantagenet is about 2 m tall, and dates back 800 years. It is one if not THE oldest enamel existing of this size and detail. This museum also houses the treasure of Coeffort, a large silver collection dating from the XIVth century, and a moving and beautifully scultpted Christ on the Cross, 2 m high,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Ancient buildings used in many medieval movies as background. Interesting little shops on main street. Lots of photo opportunities.

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