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Address: Place du 11 novembre, 26770 Taulignan, France
Phone Number: 04 75 53 12 96
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Very informative and interesting

If you're in the area, this museum is worth a visit. Lots of history behind the french and their silk. I learned a lot. I'm not usually a big fan of gift shops, but this one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
janetmarieo
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

If you're in the area, this museum is worth a visit. Lots of history behind the french and their silk. I learned a lot. I'm not usually a big fan of gift shops, but this one was nice.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

From live silk worms doing their stuff to some interesting social history, everything was well-presented in a pleasant environment. The staff could not have been more helpful.

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Lutry, Switzerland
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Nice small museum. The machines are all set up to move when you press the button and this makes it much more interesting to see, specially for children.

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Lyon, France
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

A very intersting museum set in a very historic walled village. The museum covers the production of silk from the breed of silk worms to final production of the silk yarn and also has a small section on weaving the different type of clothes produced from silk. The have an English handout and the introductory film has english subtitles. Maybe... More 

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Auckland
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Everything is kept and the old looms are operated by buttons. The lady who sells the tickets can answer your questions and especially the film (English subtitles) are telling the story. Sadly it is non operational any more but produced the silk up to 1963.

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Storrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

Excellent exhibits - told the story of silk very well. Audio Visuals had English sub-titles.

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