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Musee des Arts du Cognac

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Address: Les Remparts, Place de la Salle Verte, 16100 Cognac, France
Phone Number: 05 45 36 21 10
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The entrance sets the stage for a wonderful experience. Beautiful paintings and works of art are shown. A history of the location and the art of making cognac.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2016
Boccigallupo
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Inishcrone, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mediocre museum - half hearted display - tells you a bit about Cognac if you are a beginner - small easy to cover in 1 hour Clean nice shop inside Suppose for €6...

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Inishcrone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The entrance sets the stage for a wonderful experience. Beautiful paintings and works of art are shown. A history of the location and the art of making cognac.

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France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Took family to see how cognac is distilled, we walked to the museum from the town centre after parking near the river. There are many other distilleries to visit in the town. The train around the centre is good for people who find it difficult to walk.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

It was tough for me to pick a rating for this place - the staff are very friendly, it was nice to have the English translation available and with a price of 4 Euro, it's worth the money. I have to say that during the first part when it was just a ton of old Cognac bottles and old equipment... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

It was really interesting to visit such museum and to find something new for us. Visit for sure this place!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My wife and I spent a week in Cognac - and what a week! We visited four cognac houses and learned a lot. But before we went on the first such tour, we visited this museum and it was time incedibly well spent. I highly recommend a visit to this musuem before going on any specific cognac house tour because... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

The museum is situated near the quai along the river. You can have headphones if you like for translation. Interesting to see how cognac was made through time and its process and how local people lived

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Stumbled across this whilst following the cognac walking tour....small museum, very good, staff friendly and tour has English headphone translation that kicks in at the exhibits....very useful! Great overview of the history, manufacture and promotion of cognac....lots of child friendly stations....great to do before a visit to the cognac cellars

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A small fee to enter, wander about through this well appointed petite museum . There are many first rate pieces, some very good second rate paintings and a great deal,of history to view. A compliment to the brandy tours. Go first or last but go if you can

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Jonzac, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It has a small but interesting collection of artifacts and paintings though none of them are top notch. Staff are friendly and approachable. Excellent views over the park from the upstairs windows. Worth a visit on a rainy afternoon. It is in fact only open in the afternoon; the standard entrance fee on the day we went was 5€.

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