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Musee Departemental Breton

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Get to know Brittainy better here. Fall in love with this charming part of France. Right next to... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
RJBLH
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South Ozone Park, New York
A wonderful building full of rich surprise

A wonderful building full of riches The museum is an excellent development of the former Bishop’s... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2019
Lavarcham
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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1 rue du Roi Gradlon, 29000, Quimper, France
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Get to know Brittainy better here. Fall in love with this charming part of France. Right next to the Cathedral.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

A wonderful building full of riches The museum is an excellent development of the former Bishop’s Palace with elegant stonework and modern glass and wood architecture. The standing exhibition covers a wide range from ancient Roman structures and artifacts to Breton costumes paintings and faïences....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 27, 2019

What a delightful museum. Formally known as the Musee Departmental Breton and located next to the Cathedral St Corentin it holds a treasure trove of objects divers in nature from early artefacts, including early coins and axe heads from the region to saved objects such...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

Every exhibit in this museum is carefully and thoughtfully presented with extensive explanations in French, Breton and English. The earliest prehistory connects its history with neighboring countries and shows how the culture evolves. Beautiful sculptures from many time periods, costumes from various towns worn during...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We found the Musee delightful and filled with interesting artifacts and a good deal of information about the region and its history. Very fun and easy to enjoy.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Christopher L
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Housed next to the Cathedral St. Corentin in the historic Bishop's chateau (as I recall) the building is only the first delightful sight of your visit! Every item on display in this museum has historic links to the people of Brittany, was worn by a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

This small museum has excellent displays about the early history of the Quimper region from pre-history to the 16th century on the ground floor and a marvelous collection of costumes from several regions of Brittany on the second floor.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Very interesting museum about the history of Brittany starting back 600,000 years ago! The exhibits are well presented and have short explanations in French, English and Breton. A good mix of archeology, ceramics, costumes, furniture, coins, etc. Good for a rainy day and right next...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This museum is well presented and a delight to visit. One sees the history of the region, the fascinating Breton costumes and m uch more. We visited in a day when entrance was free, a real bonus. A must visit if you are in Quimper.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Herdwick46
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Located in a former bishop's palace and next to the cathedral, this fantastic museum showcases Breton history, archaeology, furniture, traditional costumes, and a great poster exhibit. You are presented with an organized and interesting telling of the history of this region, magnificently displayed with professional...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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