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Ferme Berino-Martinet - Musee du Pruneau

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Definitely worth a visit...delicious things to buy.

Knowing how important the Prune d'Argen was/is to the area, I didnt see how I could not visit. I... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2017
Gail T
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Small but interesting

This small and reasonably priced attraction was worth a visit considering we were close-by. There... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2016
ScrimperLeo
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Lieu Dit le Gabach, 47320 Lafitte-sur-Lot, France
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We went to the maze having read positive reviews on TP. The staff spoke some English and had quizzes in English. They were really friendly and helpful. The prune ice-cream with white chocolate was delicious. They also had leaflets for other places to visit. There...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed August 2, 2017

You've really got to like prunes to enjoy this museum. Some interesting old artefacts and the museum makes you realise the importance of the plum to the local economy. Interesting to see how the local farmers put their plums in the bread ovens!!!

Thank Jon C
Reviewed July 24, 2017

...then this might be your museum to visit. A farm/shop/museum dedicated to prunes might be an overkill for just about anyone else. Their shop does have just about everything you can add a prune to, including whiskey. Nice location, next to the Lot river.

Thank Ulysses S
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Knowing how important the Prune d'Argen was/is to the area, I didnt see how I could not visit. I was so glad I had as it put any bits of info I previously had, perfectly right. Where I was holidaying had a thing called "the...More

Thank Gail T
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This small and reasonably priced attraction was worth a visit considering we were close-by. There are guide books in English and a video with English subtitles. The produce is by no means cheap but quite delicious. A tasting of a small range of their produce...More

Thank ScrimperLeo
Reviewed July 11, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by how much there was to see and then taste. A guidebook in English was supplied for the visit, plus a video with English subtitles. Very friendly reception. Free camping for motorhomes (you pay for electric hook-up and water if you...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed July 31, 2015

This quirky museum is on a working farm. The displays take you through the history of prunes up to the modern harvest and processing. There is also a maize maze on the farm. This year there are improvements to the reception and shop area including...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed July 11, 2015

I was never a fan of prunes until I discovered the Pruneaux d'Agen. They are quite unlike any other prune I have ever eaten. A visiting friend said that in Canada she can't eat even a tiny piece of a prune without major intestinal woes....More

Thank MarlaW555
Reviewed September 7, 2014

This museum was fascinating and the value adding that they do to prunes is exceptional. We purchased product which we are enjoying . Prunes in whiskey with orange we highly recommend.

Thank Una H
Reviewed June 16, 2014

We became intrigued by the magnificent fat black prunes - Pruneaux d'Agen - at the markets in the Dordogne region and found that there was a museum in the heart of the plum growing areas between the Dordogne and the Lot. It's best to make...More

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There are several rooms in the museum about the history of prunes and there is an English text to take with you. The video about the life cycle of prunes on the working farm has English subtitles. The staff speak English. In... More
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