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Musee des Arts du Cognac

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Address: Les Remparts, Place de la Salle Verte, 16100 Cognac, France
Phone Number: 05 45 36 21 10
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It was really interesting to visit such museum and to find something new for us. Visit for sure this place!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
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London, England, United Kingdom

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London, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

It was really interesting to visit such museum and to find something new for us. Visit for sure this place!

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San Diego, California
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72 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My wife and I spent a week in Cognac - and what a week! We visited four cognac houses and learned a lot. But before we went on the first such tour, we visited this museum and it was time incedibly well spent. I highly recommend a visit to this musuem before going on any specific cognac house tour because... More 

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london
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380 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

The museum is situated near the quai along the river. You can have headphones if you like for translation. Interesting to see how cognac was made through time and its process and how local people lived

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Stumbled across this whilst following the cognac walking tour....small museum, very good, staff friendly and tour has English headphone translation that kicks in at the exhibits....very useful! Great overview of the history, manufacture and promotion of cognac....lots of child friendly stations....great to do before a visit to the cognac cellars

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Thank Mike D
North Carolina
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279 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A small fee to enter, wander about through this well appointed petite museum . There are many first rate pieces, some very good second rate paintings and a great deal,of history to view. A compliment to the brandy tours. Go first or last but go if you can

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Thank rhamba k
Jonzac, France
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87 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It has a small but interesting collection of artifacts and paintings though none of them are top notch. Staff are friendly and approachable. Excellent views over the park from the upstairs windows. Worth a visit on a rainy afternoon. It is in fact only open in the afternoon; the standard entrance fee on the day we went was 5€.

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Thank 115Sid
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Family half term holiday. A great and interesting day for all. Nice to see all the top playrs in the market. Martell, Hennesy, etc

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Eccles, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a fantastic museum and complements any brandy tour you may wish to go on. If you go here first of all you will learn all about the brandy making process. There are headsets that translate any videos you may see as soon as you walk in close proximity to them. The museum is very well laid out although... More 

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NEWPORT, UK
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138 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Helpful and knowledgeable staff helped a short trip around a well laid out museum which covered all periods and ages, and plenty to keep kids happy also. Very near to the back of the market so no excuse to go !

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Auckland, New Zealand
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54 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This was a very pleasant building with ancient bits and pieces in display cabinets on the ground floor, but when you go upstairs there is a delightful collection of paintings from the 16th century to the 20th century. Certainly worthwhile.

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