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Museo Fournier de Naipes

C. Cuchilleria 54, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
945 255555
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Derby, United Kingdom
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252 reviews 252 reviews
111 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We only came here because we bought a ticket that gives you entrance to all the main museums in the city. You can buy it at any of the main museums and it saves several euros if you visit all of them. We thought it seemed worth the money and so we decided to go to both this museum and... More 

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Greer, South Carolina
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167 reviews 167 reviews
53 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

There are two museums here and based on the other reviews and a time crunch we chose to go first through the card museum. No complaints (it is free) but not all that exciting either. If you are a history buff or really like cards this is going to be special for you. If neither are your passion your going... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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2,433 reviews 2,433 reviews
2,179 attraction reviews
2,203 helpful votes 2,203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

The Fournier Playing Card Museum is located in the Palacio de Bendaña. Heraclio Fournier Gonzalez founded in 1868 a company that manufactured playing cards in Vitoria. His grandson Felix Alfaro Fournier inherited the company and he started collecting playing cards. Felix was the one who founded the museum. It has the largest collection of playing cards in the world. The... More 

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

In the city where a major player on the Playing Card production, Heraclio Fournier, was set up we can find what is mend to be one of the biggest and most interesting museums on playing cards. Inside a Rennaissance Palace you will have a historical, technical and thematic tour through the evolution of playing cards, from the Provencal packs and... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

First time we heard about this museum we were so-caled 'speaking' to a local man '(my castellano is of beginner level) when at least I could understand him a bit knew that it's one of the most interesting museums of Vitoria and it's free of charge. It was a real surprise when we came there to the museum because it's... More 

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