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Pierre et Lumiere

Route de Gennes | St Hilaire St Florent, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 50 70 04
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fantastic carvings

great experience with loads of information in English as well - we bought our ticket when we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jaclan_12
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Bridport, United Kingdom
excellent for families

Enjoyed the visit would go again. Very impressed with work undertaken in the local stone. Lighting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JanetG2103
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Longue-Jumelles, France
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Route de Gennes | St Hilaire St Florent, Saumur, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great experience with loads of information in English as well - we bought our ticket when we visited the mushroom caves nextdoor. The young girl in the ticket office was very helpful and interested in where we were from.

Thank Jaclan_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the visit would go again. Very impressed with work undertaken in the local stone. Lighting very well done

Thank JanetG2103
Reviewed August 3, 2017

The person carved local stones and recreated local architectural beauties. I really enjoyed the lighting provided to the works. It gives life and a special mood to these beauties. Amazing really!

Thank jeanjacquespsaute
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

A fabulous experience most helpful young man in reception who spoke perfect English an excellent overview of churches and chateaus in the Loire valley by a brilliant stone carver .... worth a second visit ... we will be back

Thank JudyPartridge
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Amazing sculptures in caves. The detail and effort taken is mind blowing. Wonderful visit! Inspiring.

Thank Dawn A
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Wonderfully different- stone carvings some on blocks some directly into the cave walls of the various churches and chateau around the area. They state take an hour to visit but I'd be surprised you would need that long. But still definitely worth going. Combine with...More

Thank Pootlemum
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We visited this museum and another one (mushroom museum) which have apparently the same owner and you can buy reduced tickets if you visit both. The artist is very talented and used the local limestone ("tuffeau") to create several castles and monuments in details. The...More

Thank Fari F
Reviewed December 19, 2016

An interesting visit that shows what can be done with a little imagination and a lot of skill. But I would not waste my money buying a "duel" ticket for a visit to the Museé de champignon

Thank David H
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Went here during a heatwave as we were looking for something to do out of the heat. It was a lovely surprise. The sculptures are incredibly detailed and are of various sizes, they are of different towns or buildings in the region. The kids get...More

1  Thank James K
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Found this through trip advisor. It's excellent well worth the price about 7€ spent a good hour looking at the models they amazing - take a coat as cool in there as it's a cave- we cycled from the city took 20 mins and bike...More

Thank gina g
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