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Maison Natale de Francois Mitterrand

Closes in 30 min: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Capturing the 20th century in rural France

An interesting visit to the parental home of Francois Mitterand with helpful descriptions of each... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
JohnR R
London, United Kingdom
Fully Furnished as it was 80 years ago

This is really charming. The house has retained all the original furniture and just wandering... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
michael a
Farnham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

An interesting visit to the parental home of Francois Mitterand with helpful descriptions of each of the rooms open to the public and much authentic furniture and photographs covering the 20th century. A helpful receptionist who offered us English guides and a video which we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Excellent tour to be orientée of the Life of late presedent and his family of origin fabricants of viniger etc.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jalalmalhas
Benjamin C, Responsable réception at Maison Natale de Francois Mitterrand, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Thanks a lot ! glad you've enjoyed the tour. Best regards.

Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is really charming. The house has retained all the original furniture and just wandering around and enjoying the old kitchen, bedrooms etc is a great pleasure and gives you a very accurate idea of what life in a maison bourgeois in the early part...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank michael a
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Whatever you think of Mitterrand (I personally think he was one of the best French presidents and European leaders) a visit to his birthplace is rewarding. It shows a traditional and bourgeois family home but also a nice overview of his professional career and his...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

Maybe it has improved (we hope so), but the guide shoo'd us through so that we didn't have time to dawdle and soak up the atmosphere of the normal modest house where the future President of France was brought up. We'll try again one day...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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