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Conservatoire du Costume Comtadin

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Address: rue Gambetta, 84210 Pernes-les-Fontaines, France
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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This small – and free – museum is actually quite alive. Every four years, the good citizens of Perne don the garbs of 150 years ago and enjoy themselves jumping back in time. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 12, 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

This small – and free – museum is actually quite alive. Every four years, the good citizens of Perne don the garbs of 150 years ago and enjoy themselves jumping back in time. The next such event is scheduled for mid-September 2016. This Conservatoire is the hub providing advice. fabric and models for those who want to play the game... More 

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Pernes-les-Fontaines, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Beautifully preserved view of a fabric shop. Lovely friendly staff and a great collection of Provençal fabric and lace and gorgeous dresses. If you are lucky you can visit the workshop where a team of ladies are still working on authentic designs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2014

This beautifully restored haberdashery shop has a small but well presented display of traditional Provençal clothing in glass cases on the upper floor. There are details of the costumes in French but some of the terms were unfamiliar to me. There were no summaries available in any other language but it was sufficient to admire the workmanship and lovely fabrics.... More 

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Pernes-les-Fontaines, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

I love this little treasure. The day we visited we were able to see a group of ladies stitching ancient fabrics by hand. The clothes on display are gorgeous and very well presented. Definitely worth visiting.

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