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The Castle of the Dukes of Brittany houses the Nantes History Museum, displaying more than 850 historic objects with multimedia installations in a contemporary layout. The former ducal palace also holds temporary exhibitions and cultural events all...more
All reviews beautiful castle audio guide castle walls excellent museum interactive displays history museum slave trade french history free walk des ducs de bretagne free of charge couple of hours walk around ramparts moat courtyard chateau
Went this morning with my husband.
We though the place opens at 08:30, but turns out you can only enter the courtyard or walk on the walls. The inside opens only at 10:00.
Took the audio guide and walked alone Nantes history.
It was very...More
This is truly a beautiful place to visit, with a museum housing lots of history, with audio guide and turtles subbing themselves in the surrounding moat. Only thing a little out of keeping was a water slide being built in the side !!
You can walk outside and the walls for free and it’s quite impressive. The castle is enormous.
Once you pay to go inside it becomes less so. The inside is just a museum about history. It has nothing to do with the castle. Don’t expect...More
We spent the most part of a day in this castle museum as there is so much to see and learn about the history of Nantes and its surrounds. It's advisable to take some food and drink in with you as it's a long day...More
The chateau is a must see for Nantes! it is at the center of the city with an easy access. The visit at the castle is free you will only have to pay 8€ to visit the museum that explains the history of the castle...More
A day ticket costs 8€ where the audio tour is only available in French. As an English tourist, there are books with information in French, English and Spanish in each room and folded booklets with information on particular exhibits in different languages. The exhibit captions...More
Admittance to the chateau and gift shop are free, and one can walk around the ramparts and enjoy the view in all directions. The chateau is very close to the train station, so one can easily visit the chateau while waiting for the next train....More