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Musee Maurice Ravel

5, rue Maurice Ravel, 78490, Montfort-l'Amaury, France
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Type: Museums, Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Jul 5, 2013
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We booked a few months in advance since it appears that tours (limited to six) are only offered on weekends now. The house is not presented as a museum but rather as if Ravel was just out for the day and would soon return, at least that's how our guide made us feel. As others have noted, they may allow... More

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Brit in Paris
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301 reviews 301 reviews
111 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

This tiny museum (Ravel's house) is only open certain days and you have to phone to book. There are three or four tours in a day and a maximum of 7 visitors at a time but don't let all that put you off. It is a bijou of a museum- everything left as Ravel had it. Crammed with knicknacks furniture... More

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Hinsdale, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2011

My visit was in May 1963... They did not allow me to chose a date after 2011. I am a professional musician and Ravel is one of my favorite composers.For that reason, it was a rare privilege to visit his home.At that time, in order to visit, one had to have the personal permission of the Director of the Louvre.... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2009

Visited the place in August 2009, cycling on a day-trip from Chevreuse. It is situated slightly up the hill, below the castle ruins. Montfort itself is a really picturesque and quite lively village as regards shops and cafes, and you could easily spend a day or more there, or use it as a base for exploring he region. There is... More

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