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La Maison du Camembert

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Interesting place

This is a nice little museum. We were really interested to read about the birth of Camembert and... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Gracie7475
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Chester, United Kingdom
Origin of camembert

Interesting, worth a detour, or at least a bit. If you have an interest in cheese, it's fun... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
monkandthelaw
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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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...more
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The Bourg, 61120 Camembert, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After driving past fields of contented cows, we arrived in the town of Camembert. Our visit to La Maison du Camembert was a wonderful experience. We began touring the museum, reading about the four different cheeses from the region and how each one is different...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

I visited the museum with my husband in 2016. We had a lovely visit, the staff were friendly, the museum was interesting, and the tastings at the end of the museum ere very generous. I was pregnant at the time and after our tasting of...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is a nice little museum. We were really interested to read about the birth of Camembert and see the production process. Camembert itself was surprisingly small but very picturesque. The samples of cheese we got with the museum ticket were very generous, and we...More

Thank Gracie7475
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We drive by and through this little hamlet often, the museum is a delight for cheese lovers, If you love Camembert as we do this is the place to find its history, it was first made here around 18th century by Marie Harel (whos statue...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

It was out of season and it was nice and quiet. Museum interesting, samples of lovely cheese. Can recommend lunch with local cider. Lovely views staff helpful and friendly. Would happily return.

Thank chris131219
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A friendly and interesting place to visit for those fond of cheese and/or a little bit of history. Try the baked Camembert, you won't regret it. The local Cider collection is good too.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting, worth a detour, or at least a bit. If you have an interest in cheese, it's fun, informative and a bit unique. For a foodie it was a blast.

Thank monkandthelaw
Reviewed 22 July 2017

A great welcoming by the people who work there showing you the fascinating and romanesque history of the Camembert Cheese. I was on a solo bicycle trip on a quiet and warm June afternoon, and was kindly greeted by Peter, a Dutch host yet a...More

Thank WithLoveFromParis
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We have been here twice. It is a memorable and relaxing place to visit for turists and cheese-lovers. Nice staff and good cheese.

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bertrand h, Responsable relations clients at La Maison du Camembert, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Many thanks for your message which is very pleasant for the team. Best regards La Maison du Camembert

Reviewed 7 June 2017

The museum was tucked away in the little hamlet of Camembert. Easily found and delightfully lacking in noisy tourists and school groups. We wandered through the museum at our own pace, watch film clips and read up on the fascinating history of the area with...More

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Response from chris131219 | Reviewed this property |
About €3 per person a little extra if you want to try the cheeses; I think that’s about what we paid anyway
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