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Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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
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4 Place Marc Elder, 44000, Nantes, France
Decré - Cathédrale
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karni S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wandered in here and were nicely surprised by 2 good exhibitions. One photographic and very colourful and the other about the Nantes rock scene in the 60's. As it was the 1st sunday it was free!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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 !!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jem68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Dutch-Mikey
Reviewed January 30, 2019

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

Very interesting visit to the chateau. Purchased the translator and was glad I did as there was little translation to English. Beautifully renovated and history was well explained and documented.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Bernadette W
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

A nice walk along the ramparts with good sights on the city and the river. Easy enough to do with little children

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Thom T
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DimiEG
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 327evelyns
Reviewed October 9, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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