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Musee du Protestantisme Dauphinois

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Down memory lane

I hadn't been in this place for 10 years but I visited it twice this summer for a memorable concert... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2016
Paris, France
Fascinating insight into the religious struggles

A very enjoyable and informative insight into the struggles of Protestants had in this part of... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2014
Horsham, United Kingdom
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Oct 12, 2016
“excellent presentation”
Sep 2, 2016
“Down memory lane”
The Museum of Dauphinois Protestantism in the temple in Le Poet-Laval (one of the few early protestant temples that survived the 'revocation of the Edict of Nantes' which removed protestant rights in France) has artefacts looking at the historic...more
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25 rue de l Ancien Temple, 26160 Le Poet-Laval, France
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

we went because we were interested in learning more about the history of protestantisme in the area and were pleased to find that their presentation of history was more expansive and included much insight into later periods and the various resistance movements

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

I hadn't been in this place for 10 years but I visited it twice this summer for a memorable concert with two powerful Chinese artists and their fantastic accompanist which enabled me to see a room of the museum I didn't know;On my second trip,I...More

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

Great host who spent time with us to explain the history due to most of the facility being in French. He provided great books in English to accompany our visit. Small museum but worth the visit.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed October 18, 2014

Protestant history weaves a tenuous and gripping hold generally, but never as strongly and chillingly, as here, on the very northern limits of Provence, on a wooded hillside of the Poet mountain in the Drone. It stands as picturesque as its name, surrounded by a...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed October 7, 2014

A very enjoyable and informative insight into the struggles of Protestants had in this part of France. One of the very remaining Protestant churches from this period

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

In this magical village, discover one of the two last historical protestant church in France. All the other have been destroyed after "Edit de Nantes" revocation in 1685. In this little place, you can imagine how the congregation gathered and listened to the pastors preach....More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

It was interesting to learn about this early protestant movement (which I had never heard about). Unfortunately, everything was in French.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Dag L
Alberto N, Responsable relations publiques at Musee du Protestantisme Dauphinois, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2013

A quite complete presentation of the Museum is available in several languages. It should have ben proposed at the counter to you. Sorry about that.

Reviewed July 4, 2012

If you have a protestant back ground and you are interested in history this is a place to start. There is now a sort of walkway established which shows the plight of the Huguenots. Some of the names are in a register.

Date of experience: June 2012
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