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Not weird at all, just a normal man's inclinations

Ok, a very witty man, stuck with his humour and creativity in a very very unusual spot underneath... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2016
LikeditNijmegen
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Nijmegen
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A bizarre experience in Lot, France

Musee de L'insolite is a surrealistic journey in the world of an exceptional art brut artist who... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2014
ktv2014
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Nuth, The Netherlands
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“Not weird at all, just a normal man's inclinations”
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

A must for anyone visiting the Lot valley with teenagers - it put an end to the squabbling/sibling rivalry from my two for a good 90 minutes! There are two men, both very interesting with great back stories to tell if you take the time...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Ok, a very witty man, stuck with his humour and creativity in a very very unusual spot underneath an astounding cliff, who has gathered all peculiar objects for the last thirty years in all of the Lot departement before anybody else could. If this is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

We came across this museum by chance after a visit to Pech Merle on a very wet day in May. We had all enjoyed our visit to the caves but this museum was voted the star attraction of the day. So much to make you...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed July 11, 2015

The most fascinating and bizarre museum I have ever seen. With a crashed helicopter protruding from the cliff, a naked female mannequin swinging from the cliff, objects made from pieces of junk, old tools and scraps of metal and machinery parts. Unreal! The owner chatted...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed April 4, 2015

Be warned - once you've visited this museum, you'll never look at ordinary household objects in the same way again. The owner, a man possessed of cleverness, imagination, and infernal wit, both crude and sophisticated, has created an extraordinary collection of objects. Objets trouvés à...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed December 10, 2014

Musee de L'insolite is a surrealistic journey in the world of an exceptional art brut artist who works with found objects (some quite large) which he welds into small fantasy pieces and sometimes integrates into the cliff overhanging his unusual residence near the Lot river....More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Lots of strange art made out of scraps of other things. Understanding the French signs help in getting the joke. But my husband knows only "bonjour" and he enjoyed it. It's not for everyone. Worth stopping on a visit to Pech Merl.

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Reviewed August 4, 2011

We were wandering up the road along the Cele River from Pech Merle and after going through a tunnel we stopped to check the river depth for possible canoeing. Then I turned around and saw a naked woman manniquin hanging from a cliff over a...More

Date of experience: July 2011
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