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Musee de Vire

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Closed until 2019

We had the pleasure of visiting here at the end of October,just before it closed for a 2 year... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
John C
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Cute , small , friendly museum .

Very friendly , family orientated local factual museum , based in a giant house right in the middle... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Vire-Normandie, France
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Nov 11, 2017
“Closed until 2019”
Oct 2, 2017
“Cute , small , friendly museum .”
The Municipal Museum of Vire was inaugurated in 1973 at the old hospital of the city, left open by the departure of the community of Augustinian sisters in 1956. It presents traditional Norman women's clothing, a reconstruction of life in Normandy...more
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2 Place Sainte Anne, 14500 Vire-Normandie, France
+33 2 31 66 66 50
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of visiting here at the end of October,just before it closed for a 2 year upgrade programme. Our hope is that it still retains its charm,it's a lovely regional museum that get to show exhibits from around the world.

Thank John C
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Very friendly , family orientated local factual museum , based in a giant house right in the middle of Vire . Nice atmosphere o, great for some old knowledge of the working people of the Calvados countryside . Simple to walk around , easy to...More

Thank robertolino2016
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I am secretary of our local Twinning Association and we are twinned with Vire. on a previous visit to VireI had met a member of the museum staff and agreed to visit it on my n ext visit to Vire. The are currently doing a...More

Thank Milovan
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

We've visited this museum several times and always enjoy it.Whilst it is small it is also full of fun exhibits. The seasonal exhibits are usually well presented.the grounds are always well finished and a pleasure to the senses

Thank John C
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Small and OK if your looking around the rest of vire. I managed to get told off as I sat on one of the exhibits. .... whoops

Thank olivia d
Reviewed June 19, 2016

We have visited this museum couple of years ago when they had an exhibition about how Vire was rebuilt after the war. It was absolutely excellent. We saw posters and banners advertising the exhibition about dining over the last few centuries, and were very disappointed...More

Thank Annie L
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyable visits to this small but well formed local museum. A nice garden outside and park across the river, with local eateries makes this a good trip out for us. Recommended.

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Reviewed August 23, 2014

the place grabbed me immediately. I recommend it to everybody. Museum of popular art and traditions that has to be visited.

Thank Valerie J
Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is an excellent local museum which has many things pertinent to the Calvados region such as the beautiful armoires and other local styles furniture. It was a surprise to see that Vire was the birthplace of an artist whose pictures adorn this building.

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