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Parc Saint Joseph Village

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Excellent Attraction especially if you are Vintage Buffs

Visited this attraction a week ago. It had been on our to visit list for sometime. Very compact and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
63Crooky53
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Leyland, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

We went with open minds on this as we had read reviews about the place. It is worth going to if you... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
Margaret B
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Loisirs Authentiques : Un parc, village 1900 écomusée. Ici, l'horloge s'est arrêtée en 1970, Revivez le temps d'une demi-journée la vie d'un village du Nord de la France. Situé dans le triangle St Omer/ Calais/ Boulogne le parc St Joseph Village est...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2450 Chemin du Premier Banc, 62340 Guines, France
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+33 3 21 35 64 05
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Reviewed yesterday

So many things of interest in this compact village dating between 1900 and 1950. To think this was one man's dream which he has realised to great effect. An excellent trip out to be recommended to all ages.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited this attraction a week ago. It had been on our to visit list for sometime. Very compact and easy to get round. All the shops, houses & other buildings are very well presented with a huge amount of items in them, some easily recognisable...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent a lovely few hours here just looking at all the different exhibits which were fascinating. A collection of memorabilia built up over many years and lovingly displayed in what can only be described as a very peaceful setting. I noticed that the children...More

1  Thank Carol H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A strange but fascinating take on early 20th century French village life. Many exhibits are not original but scaled-down copies, such as the windmill and an early truck. The miniature church is particularly impressive with superb carpentry in the wooden ceiling. Very good for kids...More

2  Thank Soltryyk
etienne b, Propriétaire at Parc Saint Joseph Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Friendly and caring Soltryyk for taking the time to inform users of your appreciation. Etienne

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We went with open minds on this as we had read reviews about the place. It is worth going to if you are in the area. As others have said the information is all in French but you can mostly work out what all the...More

5  Thank Margaret B
65grandvoyageur, Propriétaire at Parc Saint Joseph Village, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018
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Merci MARGARET pour votre appréciation concernant le parc St Joseph Village. En complément d'avoir fourni une trace à travers votre...More

Reviewed June 5, 2018

A french museum showing things from farm equipment to old shops , shoemakers. stonemasons. bicycles etc from 50 to 100 years ago. Only problem was that it was all in french. would have been better to have short explanation in various main languages in my...More

2  Thank Birgit001
65grandvoyageur, Propriétaire at Parc Saint Joseph Village, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018
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BIRGIT, ce sont de beaux compliments, d’autres découvertes sont encore à faire sur la côte d’Opale. L'équipe du musée vous...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We found this place very peaceful and informative. I would have loved to have met the person who built this and also his father. €10 euro per adult is a complete bargain, the work that has gone into this park is exceptional. There is a...More

3  Thank Sue C
65grandvoyageur, Propriétaire at Parc Saint Joseph Village, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018
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Personnel Chaleureux et accueillant, ce sont de beaux compliments.. Sue, d’autres découvertes sont encore à faire sur la côte d’Opale....More

Reviewed April 20, 2018

We stumbled across this museum of old buildings, machinery and general randomness in Pas-de-Calais, and were surprised at how much fun it was. There's a lot of old shops, many with the original contents. The bike shop particularly stood out, As other reviewers have mentioned,...More

3  Thank Tony S
65grandvoyageur, Propriétaire at Parc Saint Joseph Village, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018
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Tony , " INSOLITE" c'est sympathique d’ avoir fourni une petite phrase et une note motivante l'équipe du musée vous...More

Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

An awful lot in a small parcel of land. Large religious theme but also a wide selection of different workshops schools etc. It would be a five marking if I could understand the displays being so near the channel port descriptions in English would have...More

2  Thank PHE22
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Only found this last minute on the internet but what a great find. A vision of a French Carpenter and his son who built all the buildings to resemble the period look of different businesses from 1900 to 1940 and every one is crammed full...More

2  Thank bobby-kinsuk
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The way we approached the Village (From the South, I believe) there was a fork in the road. One road takes you along a riverbank and the road is lovely and smooth, the other fork takes you along the opposite riverbank but... More
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