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Musee Et Chiens Fondation St. Bernard

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Address: rue du Levant 34, Martigny, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 (0)27 720 49 20
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Nice on a rainy day

Nice place for a rainy day. You can hug and pet the dogs ont he ground floor. There is a lot of information on the second floor. You can have a book with English text so you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We visited on a sunny day so enjoyed watching the dogs both inside and out. The kennels have a type of "boardwalk" so you can walk over the actual kennels and see the dogs on both sides. Naturally petting the dogs was the best part. The displays were mostly in French, but a movie about the hospice was easy for... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Nice place for a rainy day. You can hug and pet the dogs ont he ground floor. There is a lot of information on the second floor. You can have a book with English text so you can understand the displays. There is also a shop where you can buy Saint Bernard related stuff. I have nice pictures with the... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Great place. Dogs on the ground floor, museum on 2nd and 3rd floors. Staff brought out on the dogs for us to stroke, and were happy to chat to us about the dogs. Museum hugely interesting/ educational and well presented. Café downstairs for light bites and refreshments. Entrance fee about 10 CHF.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

All the information on the 2nd floor onwards were in French. We were given a folder of some information in English. There was an area where you could see the dogs and there were about 9 puppies (3 weeks old) while we were there. The staff also brought out 1 of the dogs for us to pet. It's probably more... More 

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Good museum and walkable from the train station. The history of St. Bernard (the person), the construction and use of the hospice and the pilgrams that made their was to Rome through the Alps was very interesting. The history of the St. Bernard dog was also nicely incorporated into the museum. I also enjoyed the part of the exhibit that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

English visitors (who don't speak French) will probably only enjoy the ground floor as upstairs all the information is in French. Take your time, where the dogs are, watching them being groomed etc. Don't let your children think that they'll get to play with the dogs, you maybe lucky enough to get to stroke them but nothing else.

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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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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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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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Address: rue du Levant 34, Martigny, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 (0)27 720 49 20
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Martigny

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