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Musee Et Chiens Fondation St. Bernard

rue du Levant 34, Martigny, Switzerland
41 (0)27 720 49 20
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Martigny
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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Kennebunkport, Maine
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159 reviews 159 reviews
72 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Live dogs (no puppies, though, when we were there), stuffed ones, and all things St. Bernard related. It's a pleasant little side trip- well executed, but not too much in English. Won't take you long to see it. There are some Roman ruins right next to the museum

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Fortunately we had a brochure for the Musee, and used our satnav as we didn't see a single road sign until we were outside. We enjoyed the visit as the staff brought out two dogs, one at a time, and talked about them while everybody stroked them and had plenty of time for photos. They seem very docile and even... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It is always nice to see and to learn more about the Saint Bernard dogs. However, the museum was only in French and we could not really play with the cute dogs.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you speak French then this is a reasonable outing, but the dogs really look very miserable. I felt quite sorry for the dogs, we were not able to touch them just view them from glass windows. The photos are quite amazing and it is a lovely story about Barry. I believe you can get an Audi guide in your... More

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St. Ives, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely setting with a well priced restaurant. You can get souvenirs Close walk from train station. Amphitheater next door. Bern museum had a better display but the stamps were interesting. Combining Bern museum with this and the Grand St Bernard was well worth it.

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Houston, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

On our way to tour Northern Italy we made this stop to learn more about the history of these amazing dogs. The museum is quaint and the people are nice. They offer the self guided tour with a companion booklet in your language. Of course the best part is petting the dogs. We are true dog lovers who were missing... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I got to spend an hour with Esther, Easy and Callie and it was just great fun. The walk was easy and Callie was such a gentle dog. Apparently, they take Callie to visit the handicapped and older folks and I bet she is a real hit. Big dog but so gentle.

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Port Angeles, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

There were 18 St Bernards in residence in July (with others up at the monastery kennels at the Pass). The museum described their history, but the best part was the dogs who were right there.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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452 reviews 452 reviews
149 attraction reviews
331 helpful votes 331 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We don't really like dogs but couldn't resist coming to visit the adorable St. Bernard dogs and their puppies in Martigny (an otherwise dull town). As it was on our way, we were happy to while away a couple of hours here and it was very easy to do so. There are lots of well looked-after dogs to see and... More

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Markham, Canada
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53 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Learned a lot about the pass, the St. Bernard breed and the hospice. Great attractions for kids, as the puppies they have are very playful.

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