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Musee Chateau d'Annecy

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Address: Place du Chateau, 74000 Annecy, France
Phone Number: 04-50-33-87-30
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Beautiful castle, excellent view

The castle, which was long used as an army barracks, was saved from destruction after the Second World War. It is now a beautifully restored medieval castle and home to three... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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La Perriere, France
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La Perriere, France
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The castle, which was long used as an army barracks, was saved from destruction after the Second World War. It is now a beautifully restored medieval castle and home to three museum collections: traditional Savoy folk art and furniture along with some archeological finds from the area, a modern art museum, and a museum of lake ecology. I have never... More 

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is located in the jail in the city centre and I was pleasantly surprised to find all sorts of interesting history about the chateau and region. Cool and worth it.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The castle sits on the top of a hill overlooking the old town. There is parking available right outside if you cannot walk the hill. Great to look around and provides stunning views over the town below. Entry fee is reasonable it's only a few euros they even have a student rate. Well worth a visit!

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Athens, Greece
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

it's a really interesting museum in the heart of Annecy f . We were positively surprised with the museum of Chateau d' Annecy .I recommend this visit to everyone visiting Annecy and staying more than 2 days .

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Perth, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Brilliant museum with varied exhibitions both permanent and temporary. When we visited there was an fabulous ornithological exhibition which we found fascinating. Very well presented indeed. The chateau itself is a fantastic building and the permanent displays of art, furniture and other objects from times gone by are really well presented and very interesting.

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New York City, New York
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It was nice to visit the castle and the town was pretty but the chateau itself was not that memorable. If you are in Annecy, do the tour, but don't go there just for the castle.

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The chateau is large and very impressive. When I visited, there were several exhibitions, including a permanent multi-level presentation on the history of Annecy and its lake. The standout, though, was a contemporary art exhibition in several of the chateau's rooms - really well-presented.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This castle was a citadel, so inside the chateau there is no nice furniture, no nice decor or paintings on the walls. It is just cold, grey stone. Nevertheless it is still interesting to see. They have filled the rooms with paintings and contemporary art. The second building was a lot more interesting, in my opinion. It houses a museum... More 

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Versailles, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Loved the current photo collection along with the beautiful furnishings. The views of the lake from here are spectacular.

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Singapore
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Like: Walk to the end and you will see a beautiful view of Annecy. That view gave it one more point, else it's only 3 out of 5. Dislike: Exhibition was alright only. Closed for 2 hours during lunch and close at 5pm. Make sure you go at the right time.

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