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Musee d'Art et d'Histoire

Closed Now: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Some great paintings

It is a very small museum, but well worth a visit. We were there in Aug 17 and there was a small... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
MarkRosa
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Canberra, Australia
Interesting but small museum in a lovely setting

We happened upon this museum which had a random selection of artefacts and paintings. Not a huge... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2016
Slamjo
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London, United Kingdom
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Sep 8, 2018
“Old fashioned but brilliant”
May 21, 2018
“Fascinating Visit”
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Collection includes regional art and artifacts, with specific focus on the cognac producers
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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48 boulevard Denfert Rochereau, 16100 Cognac, France
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This place is a proper old fashioned town museum. There's a room of stone age, bronze age and Roman things found locally. Also an amazing collection of glass from Galle, Daume and Lalique. Best of all though was the Dutch/Flemish painting exhibition which had some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Really good walk around with plenty of interesting things to see, lots of artwork, glassware, etc, good place to spend to get out of the heat.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Musées C, Responsable relations publiques at Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

It is a very small museum, but well worth a visit. We were there in Aug 17 and there was a small exhibit on 150 years of presidential dinners - very interesting. There are some amazing paintings which are worth the price of admission of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MarkRosa
Reviewed August 1, 2016

We happened upon this museum which had a random selection of artefacts and paintings. Not a huge selection to see when we went in July. Nice and airy in a beautiful setting. Staff friendly and approachable.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

It was raining so we stopped in. It is worth a short visit to learn a bit about the region and the staff were very helpful.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 25, 2016

We won this trip in a competition, we were treated like royalty by Martell, could not have been better, had a wonderful time, well worth a visit very interesting

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jackie M
Reviewed July 16, 2015

We did not want too much time in Cognac and although the nice girl in the Office du Tourisme had made an appointment for us to visit the Heraud distillery we went to the Museum instead. Good presentation of the distillation process. Annoying, however, is...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank arnoldv52
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Whilst it was enjoyable, made interesting by the power cut and being evacuated, we actually learnt more about cognac by doing some distillery tours.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank B B
Reviewed June 5, 2015

good museum at 3 euros not to be missed tells the story of how cognac is made together with bottles and lables

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank BassFisher1234
Reviewed May 13, 2015

Very modern with interactive audio, good value for money. Busy place, try not to get behind a large party.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Diana S
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