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Address: Vieux Port, 17000, La Rochelle, France
Phone Number: +33 5 46 41 74 13
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Great views and interesting history of the French colonies

Colonial history in the US is heavily slanted towards the British, so it was interesting to learn about French colonies and the people who left from La Rochelle. This was my... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 19, 2016
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Poitiers, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Colonial history in the US is heavily slanted towards the British, so it was interesting to learn about French colonies and the people who left from La Rochelle. This was my favorite of the 3 towers in regards to the contents inside and has a nice view of Tour St Nicholas.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

the tower is quite simple, but the exhibition on migration to the colonies in Canada is OK. This could be better, by giving more details about the life in the colonies, and related information. It doesn't leave a big impression, but it is worth the couple of euro's it costs

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Poitiers, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2012

The tower is just part of the old port- a lovely place to spend a few days.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2011

Another must-see of the historic sights of La Rochelle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2011

Did not dislike a thing! Great to have a physical connection between the people who left France from this port (and others) to settle La Nouvelle France, IN what is now Quebec and parts of the Maritime Provinces of Canada.

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