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This is a nice small museum and quite unexpected to find on such a small island but Napoleon spent... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Quentin L
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Really informative, nice little museum

Very interesting, some lovely napoleonic memorabilia. His last stay before exile took place there... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
Nantes, France
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17123, Ile d'Aix, France
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice small museum and quite unexpected to find on such a small island but Napoleon spent 3 nights there before his final exile. The museum shows how proud the Île d’Aix is to have had such a powerful figure in residence. Artefacts...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting, some lovely napoleonic memorabilia. His last stay before exile took place there and the island is proud of its part in history. Worth a visit. Nice little gift shop.

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Reviewed December 10, 2017

That's by no means a criticism, but Napoleon was only here of two days yet they have a whole museum dedicated to that brief visit. Being honest some of the exhibits could do with restoration but all in all it was well presented and occupied...More

Thank Woodabell
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Somehow interesting to see how the most important figure of French history after having dominated Europe finished his adventure in such a small place. Many interesting information. Worth a visit

Reviewed September 13, 2016

There is nothing grand or imposing about this museum and that is its attraction. A lovely and modest house, with some pretty Empire furniture and lots of Napoleonic artefacts and memorabilia collected by a descendant of the man who, literally, held Napoleon's hand through his...More

Thank Bevsul
Reviewed July 6, 2016

This museum is a very nice property on the superb Ile d' aix. Napoleon Bonaparte spent 3 nights here in this house before being transported to St Helena. There are many small artefacts of historical importance to see, plus many pictures and busts of Napoleon,...More

Thank willisgj
Reviewed April 20, 2015

If you are interested in French History and in a particular the achievements of one of their finest if not the greatest Generals of French history then this visit is a must. An in depth view with paintings and lots of artifacts that catalogue his...More

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