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Musee de l'Hotel-Dieu

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Although this historic hospital, which dates back to the 1400s, still functions as a retirement home, its primary significance now lies as a tourist attraction.
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Rue de l'Hotel Dieu, 21200, Beaune, France
+33 3 80 24 45 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was glad there was a good audio guide (in many languages) that helped a lot as you can lose the thread in some of these old buildings. Turned out to be fascinating historically and architecturally - in some ways the painting at the end...More

Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 4 days ago

You will not be sorry if you take a tour of this very special place. It is quite something to witness. Well preserved and important to learn about.

Thank Moira-Anne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hospice is a magnificent piece of architecture in the heart of a most charming hamlet, Beaune. The conception of the indifference to the sufferings of the poor by the nobility in the fifteenth century is exposed as a myth at least here. The magnificent...More

Thank 33murdock
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful historical building is a must-see for visitors to Beaune. It is centrally located in the old part of town, and the recorded tour guidance is available in English.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because it's amazing! An early example of philanthropy and pulling the community together. The nuns ran this hospital and kept it together working from 5 am to 8 pm, including feeding the poor. There were, of course, better quarters for the people that could afford...More

Thank greatcats
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum maps the care and life in the hospital for the poor: the audio guide which is issued to every visitor explains the place in detail- well worth a visit!

Thank Tessa2011-9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this well done museum depicting the philanthropic endeavor to provide hospital care for the poor. Very well done!

Thank motorhead01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place to visit and with the audio guide you can complete at your leisure.From the history of the nurses, the placement of the hospital beds near the church alter, along with the vast kitchen and the then chemist shop. This truly was and eye...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited the Hospice late October 2018. Both my partner and I were very impressed with the location as well as the excellent narrative of the audio guide. You are able to grasp the very spirit of the place through as you wander through...More

Thank Comradegeneral86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our visit to this beautiful museum. From the outside you can't see the beautiful colored roof, it just looked like a large old stone building so we were not even sure it was a pace we wanted to visit. I am...More

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May 20, 2018|
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Response from Inez M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can buy the tickets on the official tourism website of the city Beaune. Additionally you can also walk in the tourism office downtown in person and buy the tickets from there. You will still have to show your... More
March 17, 2017|
Response from Kyle H | Reviewed this property |
It's been almost a year since I visited this museum and wrote the review, so I will have to bow to your knowledge on this one. The audio tour referred often to a male benefactor in my recollection. It was to him I was... More
January 19, 2017|
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