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Maison d'Adam

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Very interesting Half Timbered House

While many of these houses are interesting this one stands out, There are perhaps fifty carved... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
mitch w
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Bordeaux, France
Very pretty to photograph & window shop

We came across this whilst having a walk around the town on the evening we arrived. It was sadly... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
fiestycowgirl
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Austin, Texas
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La Maison d'Adam gives you the opportunity of discovering the art of more than eighty talented craftsmen from the Loire Valley and all around the world. Blown glass, ceramics, woodcraft, cast iron, bronze sculptures, all kinds of objects are...more
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Place Sainte Croix, 49100, Angers, France
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While many of these houses are interesting this one stands out, There are perhaps fifty carved figures on the facade. Really interesting, plus trying to find the male figure with his pants pulled down always fun.

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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We came across this whilst having a walk around the town on the evening we arrived. It was sadly closed, so we couldnt look inside but what I could see through the windows was lovely. Not sure if I would go in with young kids,...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Take the little train from the visitors centre for 7 Euros for a look around places of interest in Angers

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Just love this place. Located in a very old building on a couple of floors. I have been before and just find it fascinating to walk around. The staff are helpful but not pushy. I particularly like the Murano glass pendants etc. A must for...More

1  Thank TestarossaCranleigh
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Amazingly this lovely old building has survived into the modern age. One can but half close one's eyes and think of it in the days when it was one of many. It provides a real contrast between those earlier years and the succeeding centuries

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Like many others, we chanced upon this extraordinary piece of mediaeval architecture by accident whilst heading to see the Cathedral ion Angers. It has the most wonderful wooden carvings on the exterior, including the famous one of a local man with his trousers down, known...More

1  Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Since the shop inside is housed in a legitimate historic monument, you'll find the quality of the goods offered (as well as the prices) to be higher than the usual, as one would expect. I bought a number of tapestry pillow-covers that were easy to...More

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Tristan R, Gérant at Maison d'Adam, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Thank you for your comment ! It was a pleasure to welcome you in our shop. However, we have to clarify that our shop is suitable for all budgets; as a matter of fact, that is one of our concerns to offer good quality artists'...More

Reviewed November 16, 2017

We were waling around after visiting the Cathedral and happened to go into the little square that houses the building. I wouldn't necessarily seek it out but if you're in the area, it's worth a quick detour. There is a very interesting gallery at street...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Definitely my favorite building in the city! It is a medieval house with timber framings built in the13 century and is decorated with numerous sculptures, try to find the famous "Tricouillard"

Thank Patricia-Oax
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Maison d'Adam is a half-time buillding (as is the norm for Normandy) but with some incredible and ornate carvings. The original figures of Adam and Eve are missing but only the tree remains on the bottom floor on the corner. Considering the explicit detail of...More

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