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Musee de la Resistance en Argoat

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Least we forget

A piece of local history bringing us to the reality of living under under occupation. The stories... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Excellent story of the Resistance in Brittany.

This is a brilliant little museum well worth a visit if you are interested in WW2 history. It is... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
London, United Kingdom
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lieu-dit Etang-Neuf | Pôle de l'Etang-Neuf, 22480 Saint-Connan, France
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

A piece of local history bringing us to the reality of living under under occupation. The stories of ordinary people who became resistance heroes is sensitively narrated in a way we can all understand. Read the other reviews, but do visit! Btw, we had Sunday...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DudleyandJulia
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

This is a brilliant little museum well worth a visit if you are interested in WW2 history. It is not big, but we spent an hour or two there learning how the resistance fought the German occupation and assisted aircrew who had been shot down,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

This one of many museums which tell the story of the resistance fighters of WWll. This one is hard to find but worth the effort. So nice to see a country that still remembers the past.I'll not dwell on these museums,but tell you a story....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank philip D
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Set on the site where resistance fighters were operating from makes this museum feel special. The information is laid out in sequential order, making it easy to follow (sub titles and English translations on every exhibit). The most fascinating part for us was when we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Flantheman2334
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Excellent presentation of The Resistance with a local emphasis but also telling the wider story of wartime France and the role of the Allies. An interesting, humbling and inspiring display with audiovisual alongside documents, photos, propaganda etc. Part of a complex with an Auberge with...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Christine G
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the non UK perspective of WW2. Lots of interesting personal stories, good videos and artefacts. Afterwards we had a coffee and ice cream in the hotel next door - not cheap, but very pleasant surroundings and friendly staff.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Grasshopper507
Reviewed July 5, 2017

We have been here twice - its a great place - near a lovely lake with a restaurant there too - its seems in the middle of nowhere . Its well presented - modern and very informative - liked the area where they use a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank C8275XRannr
Reviewed June 7, 2017

I have been to quite a few Resistance museums and this is one of the best I have seen. The exhibitions are well presented, especially the subtitles videos played in different rooms.The videos are very personal, being narrations by members of the local Resistance reseau...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank njwh2016
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Having visited last year but on a day it was shut, this year we were more organised. Arrived at opening time (14:00 on Wednesday afternoon) and left after over 2 hours. Although there are only about 6 rooms, the information about the local resistance fighters...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Hamble007
Reviewed July 31, 2016

During World War II the ports on the coast of Brittany were taken over by the Germans as bases for their navy and its u-boats. In the interior (the wooded land, or Argoat in Breton) some people joined the Resistance movement that rose up against...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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