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A little gem

A small unpretentious museum, nicely presented, with plenty to see and, if old enough, reminisce... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colin B
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Back to old time

It amazing back to childhood Good to take your children there The charges for children is free... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
horsey15
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3 rue du Plo, 11000 Carcassonne Center, Carcassonne, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small unpretentious museum, nicely presented, with plenty to see and, if old enough, reminisce about. The morally improving messages on the walls are fun. Well worth a visit and not expensive.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It amazing back to childhood Good to take your children there The charges for children is free and adult €4 also they charge me €3 (wheelchair user), but worth it

Thank horsey15
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Really enjoyed this visit.OK you might say it’s just a school and you would be correct at that but it’s a walk back in time to see what a French school looked and felt like way back. A really interesting little museum very quaint and...More

Thank irishmick2018
Reviewed August 26, 2018

An interesting look back to school a couple of centuries ago. Quite limited in scope and limited English translations.

Thank Damian A
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Interesting to see how children were taught and their life at school earlier in the last century. Located in the old Cité

Thank westeam
Reviewed June 13, 2018

This school museum is special, very much so to someone of my age who started school as a five year old in 1940. This was stepping back into my first classroom, with double bench desks, ink wells,pens, nibs and erasers ! Well worth the visit.

Thank colinallum
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Nice little museum. Trip back in time. You can explain your children how education changed recently. My son loved (and still is doing it after few days) writing using penholder and ink. Children for free. Adults 3,50 EUR.

Thank TheRzezbiarz
Reviewed April 5, 2018

We passed the museum a couple of times as we wandered the lanes and alleys of the old city, and on our third passing we decided to give it a go. The museum is not that big but has some fascinating things on display, and...More

1  Thank thevontrapps
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Lovely to visit this place as our connections link to education and it was lovely to go back in time and sit at the old desks. Well worth a visit to reminisce.

1  Thank schesters
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Nestled in La Cité this museum has some fascinating exhibits and interesting information. It isn't big but there is certainly enough to see and read. My French is not brilliant but there is an English guide sheet and most of the Information is easy to...More

1  Thank MRB01
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