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Cave Museum, Village Troglodyte de Rochemenier

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Located in Western France, between the Loire valley and the Atlantic coast, the Museum of th cave dwelling village of Rochemenier invites you to discover an underground world.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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14 rue du Musee, 49700 Louresse-Rochemenier, France
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+33 2 41 59 18 15
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All reviews interesting place well worth a visit self guided tour english guide day trip interesting visit gift shop loire valley below ground village hall farms photographs insight inhabitants land furniture exhibits
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

this was a must see for me and my husband did actually enjoy it.We were trying to imagine living and working there. very hard but if that is your life and everyone pulled together who am I to have an opinion the two farms were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Frederic M, Gérant at Cave Museum, Village Troglodyte de Rochemenier, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you very much for your interest in Rochemenier. Indeed, all the rooms are numbered to direct visitors in the museum. Hope to see you again in our museum.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

This was a real insight into the past. The museum is very well maintained, good information provided and a great experience for young and old alike. Our young kids really enjoyed our visitto the Museum. It wasa very unique experience and well worth doing travelling...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Amazing insight into a way of life in the not so distant past. Informative and interesting displays. The caves themselves are accessible and fascinating. There is an English map guide available. There is a little kiosk for coffee or icecream but unfortunately the gift shop...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Frederic M, Gérant at Cave Museum, Village Troglodyte de Rochemenier, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you very much for your interest in the museum of Rochemenier. We want to precise that the museum is accessible to strollers at 95 % and to disabled people with an accompanied access, information on accessibility of the museum is on website Accessible.net. The parking...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018

We came to visit the Troglodyte Village in September and it was such a tranquil and beautiful place. We learned loads about the Troglodyte way of life. We could imagine how cool in summer and cosy in winter the families were who lived there. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We never seen houses/farms created this way; carved out the land. The tour takes you through different types of chambers/houses. Good information at each cave accompanied by nice photos. It tells a remarkable story of this area. With a visit. Also very good for families...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

A real surprise to find so much of interest and to be able to "feel" what it would have been like to live here within the last century. An interesting "pack" for the children to keep them engaged too. Thoroughly recommended and not expensive for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Quite complete and fascinating look at a cave complex which was used until 50 years ago. The place has translations in English which helped. Takes about 1 hr to go round.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place - an interesting, magical and historical site. Really well presented with some superb multimedia displays that really bring out the atmosphere of the ancient cave dwellings. Great value for money for our family of 5, paying 18E for all of us....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

It was truly amazing to see how the rural traditional living of France was. Initially a quarry homes barn and stores were cut into the rock below ground, even with its own church.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

It was a rainy damp day, and needed a bit of a break. Didnt look very inviting when we walked down the steps due to the weather, but once we entered the museum as its called, the whole place became quite fascinating. There was an...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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You'll need some type of transportation; perhaps a bus. Enjoy Tours, it's a very interesting town to walk around.
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