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Having visited this attraction over 3 years ago I returned in June with French friends.
The venue has been updated since my last visit and although small is a worthwhile place to spend 1 to 2 hours.
There are details of over 400 people who...More
Opened in 2012, this small museum commerates 75 Jews and 550 members of the Resistance to occupation from the Mayenne region who were deported to camps during World War II.
Check the opening hours before planning a visit. Entry is 5 Euros. There is a...More
It covers a dark period in the areas WWII history and as such it is extremely interesting. It is defiantly not for children or casual viewing.More
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The Memorial of the Deportees from Mayenne is opened for all people. We receive children from 10 years old with their family or their school. There aren't picture or testimony which hurt sensibilities. This building is voluntarily...More
Having frequented Mayenne at least four times anualy for the last ten years we have only just found this small attraction.
We were amazed at the numbers of local people deported during WW2 from the area.
A moving visit