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Castle ruin brought to new life by educational and fun updates

Not a lot remains of the old castle of the Crevecour family of warlike barons, a keep in ruins, but... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Tony N
Great for kids

This is a nice place to visit if you have smaller kids. There are live demonstrations which can be... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2017
Croissy-sur-Seine, France
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Chateau de Crevecoeur, 14340 Crevecoeur-en-Auge, France
+33 2 31 63 02 45
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Not a lot remains of the old castle of the Crevecour family of warlike barons, a keep in ruins, but there are new half timber buildings mixed in and set up to show country trades, farminng, warfare and costume. Ideal for kids, we saw three...More

Thank Tony N
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We visited with 2 small children. They were preparing for a medieval fete to take place in a few days time. We felt like a nuisance to them. The children were asked not to touch anything and not to run across the courtyard. The “farm”...More

Thank Hilary14
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit if you have smaller kids. There are live demonstrations which can be funny and interesting if you understand French. The small exhibit of the Schlumberger family was what I enjoyed.

Thank FrexicanJoseph
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This reconstructed old Normandy chateau has been converted into a museum showing how the chateau's occupants lived at the chateau's hay days. The property has many old reconstructed buildings, complete with a moat, as well as lovely grounds. In French they call the chateau "history...More

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed May 31, 2017

This would be a great place to go with children which I don't happen to have. I was worried it might be too superficial of an attraction for me but there were some things presented that would appeal to grown up minds. I did find...More

Thank Jennyw1959jag
Reviewed September 21, 2016

We were a little disappointed as when we went there were no people dressed in costume. As all there advertising shows people in costume it meant it felt a little bare. We hired one of the english recorded guides that you switched on at certain...More

Thank swift-simba
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Like stepping into a medieval film set. Look out for the many events on. There's a local ticket booklet that gives 1€ off coupons

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed August 24, 2016

We were in Normandy and I wanted to visit the Schlumberger Museum, which is located at the Chateau. I did not realise before visiting that the chateau is in fact much more than just the museum, which is actually only a relatively minor part of...More

Thank TheGumnuts
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This was a very entertaining and informative medieval village. The reenactments were lively and they had great interaction with the audience. Given that we didn't speak a lick of French, they still made us feel welcome and tried their best to include us and explain...More

1  Thank kawliganz
Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is actually a motte and bailey castle with manor farm buildings round the outside. Other reviewers have mentioned the re-enactments that took place but when my son and I visited, we had the place virtually to ourselves. The staff at the gatehouse were really...More

Thank PookeyPretoria
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