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La Cite des Bateliers

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Feeling Close to the Daily Life of a Disappearing Trade Community

This small, entertaining museum including some practical hands-on activities suitable for children... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2014
GianlucaMarcellino
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Milan, Italy
A hidden Treat

We found this museum by chance when we picked up a leaflet in the tourist office in Compiegne. The... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2014
Neil C
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Sep 20, 2014
“Feeling Close to the Daily Life of a Disappearing Trade Community”
Jun 11, 2014
“A hidden Treat”
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Come & discover the world of inland water transport as you 've never seen it! Alone or accompanied by a retired bargeman , you will visit the house-museum , an authentic 1936 barge Freycinet, the 5 sound kiosks on the banks and the impressive...more
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59 avenue de la Canonniere, 60150 Longueil-Annel, France
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Reviewed September 20, 2014

This small, entertaining museum including some practical hands-on activities suitable for children, exhibits and documentary movies for adults. Part of them, and a recreation of a barge pilot's living quarters, are in an actual, restored barge on the neighbouring canal. Recordings, memorabilia and documents do...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Rémy D, Directeur général at La Cite des Bateliers, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2015

Thanks for your kind review Gianluca !

Reviewed June 11, 2014

We found this museum by chance when we picked up a leaflet in the tourist office in Compiegne. The museum covers the history of the people who crewed the barges on the French canal system. It is well laid out and very interesting. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Neil C
Rémy D, Directeur général at La Cite des Bateliers, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2015

Thanks for your kind review Neil !

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