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Musee Dauphinois

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Address: 30 rue Maurice-Gignoux, Grenoble, France
Phone Number: 04 57 58 89 01
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Free entry to this museum which was once a convent. There is a road up for those who cannot manage all the steps. There are several steps inside and outside the museum, no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Toulouse, France
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Toulouse, France
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Free entry to this museum which was once a convent. There is a road up for those who cannot manage all the steps. There are several steps inside and outside the museum, no lift. Info is given in both French and English. At present it has an excellent exhibition commemorating the First World War. It has two more floors with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Go with someone who understands french. Extremely interesting history of gen d'alps. There are other exhibitions there as well but the history is done very well.

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Grenoble, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a "free" access museum to learn a bit about the groble region story located in an ancient abbey and hosting regularly temporary exhibitions (normally free access as well) of high value of interest. It's our preferred place for a relaxing afternoon with visiting friends.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were taken by local residents to this small museum and I can't recommend it highly enough. Entry is free and there are plenty of English translations to aid the visitor. Exhibits ranged from the history of skiing to alpine villages through the ages and life in the 14-18 War. There is also a beautiful chapel with a painted ceiling.... More 

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Rethymnon, Greece
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A beautiful and interesting small museum, on the stairway to Bastille. It's free and above the temporary exhibition, the are two more interesting exhibitions to visit, the gardens and the chapel. I loved the "people of the alpes" exhibition.

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Fortaleza, CE
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127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The museum has temporary exhibitions and if it is worth or to to climb the hill to see the museum may change. The mansion has a nice chapel that can be visited.

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Grenoble, France
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was easily my favorite museum I've seen so far in Grenoble, with a number of very interesting exhibits, all nicely laid out and explained with an interesting array of accompanying materials. The big drawback is that all of the temporary exhibits are only in French, though I was able to understand the basic gist of things using my high... More 

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Howrah, India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The museum is very nice, with special dedication towards the history of the mountain people which is elaborate and excellent. The ski exhibit is nice but not too elaborate, which is due to space I guess. The chapel is beautiful if you carefully look at the carvings on the wall and ceiling. The permanent exhibits have English translation which was... More 

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Grenoble, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Good temporary exhibitions, great landscape view from terrace, free access. The building is a must see itself.

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Grenoble, France
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

The Musée dauphinois (Dauphinois museum) is a county museum, located in Grenoble (France). It is an ethnographic, archaeological and historical museum, covering the territory of the former province of Dauphiné. In a 17th-century monastery, visitors can visit the chapel of Sainte-Marie-d'en-Haut with a rich baroque decoration. The permanent exhibits have English translations, which is good for those who do not... More 

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