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No—the Tobacco Museum isn’t intended to promote tobacco; nor is it meant for smokers alone! Its collections, which are unique in Europe, evoke the saga of a plant with an amazing destiny, sometimes blessed and sometimes cursed; originating and used...more
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Maison Peyrarede | Place du Feu, 24100 Bergerac City, Bergerac, France
An incredible array and a lot of artefacts related to smoking. Displays well set up to see at their best. The multi wooden pipe maker machine is worth the visit on its own. The shear number and variety of pipes is impressive.
I paid a small entry fee (4 Euros I think) and watched the film about tobacco's history (I mostly followed the French language but there were English sub-titles for the bits that lost me). Thereafter it is all about artefacts. Housed over 3 storeys in...More
We had read about the Tobacco museum before we went to Bergerac, so decided to visit. On entering we were told that there was a video about the history of tobacco , so we watched it. Although it was in French, there were subtitles in...More
It rained when we went to Bergerac and to be honest if it hadn't I'm not sure we would have given this a go. However we did and we were glad. It is a good way to spend an hour. Informative and beautifully displayed in...More
An unusual museum in an old building spread over 3 floors in the old quarter of Bergerac
The short 20 minute film which has English subtitles is very helpful in understanding the history of tobacco
There are a number of very interesting artefacts and an...More
As non-smokers we didn't think that this place would interest us, but as we had plenty of time before the boat trip, we decided to go in. It was actually very interesting and informative - with plenty of items to look at and a short...More
Iam not a smoker but , the display of the tobacco related pipes , cigars are very interesting . This museum is very interesting to a non smoker like , imagine people who love tobacco will find it more enthralling ! Language is problem but...More
This museum was a delight to visit as it was so informative. There is a wonderful exhibition of tobacco artefacts, pipes ,boxes, etc.
We also saw a very good film of the history of tobacco and it's transportation to Europe.
We could have done with...More
Decided to visit as it looked an interesting building and what a lovely surprise.
We had a warm welcome from the lady on duty and she explained the different areas to us.
Loved all the artefacts associated with tobacco even thought not smokers. Beautiful array...More