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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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Section on Alpine life.

The top floor with mock ups of life in the Alps was excellent. The temporary exhibition on death was challenging and thoughtful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Carol A
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Budapest, Hungary
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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

The walk up to the museum, the monastery buildings, the gardens and their collective history is all worth a visit but the exhibitions themselves make up a weird collection. Of all the museums and attractions we visited in Grenoble this is the least one I would recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

A small and well organized museum. It's on-going to have an exhibition of skull-related. There are a few other themes exhibition. Could be recommended to family with children.

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Budapest, Hungary
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

The top floor with mock ups of life in the Alps was excellent. The temporary exhibition on death was challenging and thoughtful.

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Thank Carol A
Odense, Denmark
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

This is indeed a nice museum with a quite diverse exhibition. The museum is situated in an old monestary and parts of this is still visible. Apart from the well arranged exhibition there is also a very nice little garden from which you can get a good relaxing view of Grenoble.

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Thank Torben W
Voreppe, France
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We went there on a whim, using a "first sunday free pass" and we were nicely surprised by the quality of the collections. We discovered a nice museum (the building in itself is quite a view) with well documented collections, whether permanent or temporary. And we learned that this museum is free, every day!

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Thank fmandin
Cologne, Germany
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I enjoyed the museum, although I was a bit disappointed that only half of the exhibitions had English descriptions and text next to the French ones. I figure that´s a general problem in France. However, the views and gardens don´t need explanations, and the museum is definitely worth a visit. I especially liked the part on the history of skiing.

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Thank Yvonne P
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66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

It is a bit walking up the hill, but only if it is hot this might be a problem for elserly people. There are beautifull terraces where you can enjoy the view and flowers. The exhibition was on Confidences d outre tombe. An excellent work of those who organised it. I liked it a lot.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is full of local colour. They were having specific displays on 1. the history of photography and 2. Death! I really could live without the one on Death! However if you are into skulls and zombies I imagine it would be fasscinating. They had a screen which showed your skeleton when you stood in front of it which moved... More 

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Toulouse, France
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59 reviews
40 attraction reviews
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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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11 attraction reviews
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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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