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Pleasant walk to get here but not worth the time

The museum is just a room with everything written in French so not geared for non French speaking... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2017
Austimum
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Wollongong, Australia
not really prepared for tourists

The local brochure described this as a pawnshop and silk reconditioning museum, so I thought we... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2017
Ginny49H
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Nov 23, 2017
“Pleasant walk to get here but not worth the time”
Jan 29, 2017
“not really prepared for tourists”
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6 rue de Saluces, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 53 12
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

The museum is just a room with everything written in French so not geared for non French speaking tourists. If you've been to Asia to the silk factories I would probably give it a miss.

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Reviewed January 29, 2017

The local brochure described this as a pawnshop and silk reconditioning museum, so I thought we would learn about the financial system outside of banks, or how people engaged in the economy. But it was very hard to find, and when we got there, there...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2016

This little museum tells the story of the silk conditioning and spinning industry in Avignon and the surrounding areas. It also is the oldest pawn shop in Europe and provided much help to the poor of the district. Holds special exhibitions. In 2016 it was...More

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