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This museum is not just for looking at beautiful instruments it is also for people who wish to... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
glyn l
Fareham, United Kingdom
Excellent music museum that's also fun

If you're traveling through the center of France, stop by Montluçon. In the midst of the city's... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
Carolyn L
South Carolina
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MuPop is a famous innovative French museum with modern architecture. Have a unique sensory experience in the world of pop in this 3300m² museum showcasing image and sound. The mobile audio system designed especially for the museum includes a headset...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
3 rue Notre Dame, 03100 Montlucon, France
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This museum is not just for looking at beautiful instruments it is also for people who wish to participate from singing to playing drums.Great fun for everybody..

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

If you're traveling through the center of France, stop by Montluçon. In the midst of the city's medieval core (also well worth seeing), you'll find the excellent Mupop Museum. Mupop presents the story of (principally French) popular music through the lenses of history, technology and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

Spent a few hours here and was fascinated by the beautiful musical instruments and the opportunity to hear them played. The rock section sprung a few memories too. The museum is a bit sparse on the cultural background to some of the songs; I seem...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank John_Wantage
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant! Bright and well laid out. We loved the headsets. It was interesting comparing English and French music, so many parallels.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank JaneAnneRogers
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

A fascinating history of popular music relating to France but also Europe. Visitor friendly presentation with plenty of interactive exhibits. Right in the beautiful medieval town of Montlucon.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed August 19, 2015

An interactive journey through music. This museum is all about music and presents a collection of instruments and music pieces in an educational way. How is it interactive? contrarily to other museums you are allowed to be noisy: some instruments are in demonstration. That and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank cooltea
Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

What a great museum. We werent sure but the English review was positive so we gave it a go. The museum has three floors and you are given an audio device which allows you to hear samples of the different styles of music. We went...More

1  Thank MelindaD31
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Set in a purpose built building the museum does what it says on the tin: through a series of galleries it looks at how popular music developed in France. There is a particular focus on the hurdy gurdy and bagpipes to illustrate earlier popular music,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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