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Musee Protestant de La Rochelle

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Interesting but very specialised

La Rochelle has a fascinating history and the Huguenots were central to that. This museum is... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2015
Jenny K
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
Go Huguenots!

This is a formal, small, heartfelt and discreet museum run by the church beside it. The young man... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2014
grainnemhaol
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Northern Ireland
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Jun 30, 2018
“E jouable, educational visit”
Jul 29, 2016
“Nice small museum, but manage your expectations !”
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2 rue Saint Michel, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Loved visiting this church and museum while in La Rochelle. Exhibitbon on Luther was going on in the church. La Rochelle was an important Protestant stronghold during the Sixteenth Cenutury Wars of Religion, and you can learn a lot about the strife back then and...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2016

Completely agree with Jenny K: Interesting museum, but you need to have a special interest in the history of the French Protestants. Being Protestant and living in a Catholic country (like myself) helps getting you into the right "mood"! The free guided tour is great,...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2015

La Rochelle has a fascinating history and the Huguenots were central to that. This museum is housed in a couple of small rooms off the Protestant Temple. It's run by very dedicated volunteers, many of whom do not speak English. The lady who took us...More

1  Thank Jenny K
Reviewed August 12, 2015

This small but important museum tells the story of the Huguenot persecution including their massacre in La Siege de La Rochelle 1627-28, the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, and the exodus of the Huguenots from France due to persecution and discrimination. It is the...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a formal, small, heartfelt and discreet museum run by the church beside it. The young man at reception was knowledgeable and helpful and able to answer my historical questions in English. I was glad I strayed into this and saw the church that...More

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