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La Maison du Camembert
Ranked #2 of 10 things to do in Argentan
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Located in the heart of the village of Camembert, the Maison du Camembert presents the history of the most famous French cheese. The museum proposes a audio tour in French and English in the footsteps of Marie Harel who created the camembert in 1791. The visit is followed by a tasting of 3 types of Camembert. The shop offers a wide range of cheeses and cider products and many souvenirs. Cheese bar and cider drinks to consume on site.
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“Not worth it!”
Reviewed September 19, 2012 via mobile

Supposedly, there is a museum. Well only by appointment! Good luck there. The town is very small and nothing stands out. The only thing worth was the drive. The area is known as the Suisse Normandie, so you can imagine what a beautiful sight. Other than that.....I'm sure there are better things and places to see and do, like Honfleur. Or if you are in the cheese mood drive on to Livarot, cute little town and a free visit through the dairy plant that carries the same name.

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