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Musee de la Cavalerie

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I arrived early February to visit, but it is closed until later this month. Tripadvisor shows it... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2019
Really interesting - learned a lot

Very good little museum. Welcoming staff. I like history and really enjoyed learning more about... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

I arrived early February to visit, but it is closed until later this month. Tripadvisor shows it open, but it is not. Also, their website is only in French, and I could not find a calendar for it. On their door is the schedule for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

This is nice as it was part of the Saumur Castle, it was worth a walk around. I would not recommend that you go only here.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Very good little museum. Welcoming staff. I like history and really enjoyed learning more about the french military - all in french and english - and very informative.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

This museum, located in the equestrian and military quarter of Saumur offers two wings of dioramas which are very well done. They certainly have a lot of material culture from the history of the French Cavalry. The first part was more interesting to us because...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

I have very little knowledge of French history and therefore wasn't too desperate to go to this museum but I was pleasantly surprised. There are some great artifacts and I learned a few things. Worth a visit if you have a couple of hours to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Quiet in September , therefore can view museum in own time. Good Access Details plaques in French and English. Fabulous costumers over a period of time through to modern day. A section on Women's role in the forces, this was not in English but ration...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Heather K
Reviewed September 15, 2017

I came to Saumur to see this museum and it didn't disappoint. I found the displays very informative. There is a large parking area close by to it as well. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DeKorom
Reviewed August 25, 2017

As its topic this a proud and elegant museum telling the glorious story of French cavalry from the renaissance and till today in beautiful slightly old fashioned displays

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank janhj
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

A lovely low key museum with the history of the development of the cavalry. A good display of both uniforms and weapons. The information panels are in English and French and give plenty of good information. The temporary exhibition of the role of women in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank janecX7060QN
Reviewed May 19, 2017

The museum housed in the old stables was closed (Friday) our first time to Saumur so we decided to come back to see this museum. We were not disappointed. We used our Petit Train receipt that gave us a discount so entry was 8 euro....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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