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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down here after visiting the Cite du Vin which was a great (and expensive - see my review) disappointment. This little museum was a breath of fresh air by comparison. First of all, we were warmly greeted by the knowledgeable staff who are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nonglak L
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Pretty much everything you might ever want to know about customs operations in this port city. Heavy on the history and the visual. Even the person at the entrance desk is dress n a Customs uniform

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Very well done museum documenting the history of the Customs Brigade. Some token items tossed in (a drawing from Picasso for example) that seems gratuitous but the rest was interesting and well laid out.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ted O
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Musee National des Douanes located on Place de la Bourse contained comprehensive information relating to the commercial customs aspect of Bordeaux in the past. It is a very nice old structure by the waterfront and can be easily located by visitors.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed June 8, 2018

If you have time to kill go see it, but not really worth seeing otherwise. History too details, Just OK.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank WorldTraveler919
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

In a beautiful and historical building, next to the river (which used to litteraly feed its offices : a shipload could take months to clear customs !), this small but dense customs museum offers many surprises, including a painting by Monet, at very low cost....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

My title might be longer than my review... This is a good mix or art and history and kept us entertained for an hour or so. It's been done well to keep me interested so would recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alex K
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit. Lovely exhibits. Good explanations translated into English. History, economics, culture all in one

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Siobhan L
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Free entrance if you are Customs officers, no matter what country you are from. I was there to study the historical perspective and the way they manage to exhibit their story and historical evidence. I was very impressed of this museum as they do not...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank FernParnchanok
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We went here partly to get out of the heat for a while! It was a very interesting and informative visit. We took the audio guide which I would recommend. We learnt a lot about the history of France and the life of customs officers...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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