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Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie)

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Not sure what we saw, but it was quirky and fun. Didn’t have a preconceived idea, so we went with... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Alicia W
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Quirky

The house was a bit of a revelation about the life of Erik Satie, but I felt only focused on... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
rfbro26
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Bath, United Kingdom
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67 boulevard Charles V, 14600, Honfleur, France
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Not sure what we saw, but it was quirky and fun. Didn’t have a preconceived idea, so we went with the flow and enjoyed the experience.

Thank Alicia W
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I don't want to ruin the experience. Just go and open your mind. You won't forget it. You enter a different world.

Thank re_potts66
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The headphones were a disaster ... not enough written information ... the white piano room was amazing and we enjoyed the final short film. But overall it could and should have been so much better, far too 'quirky' to be of great interest I fear.

Thank Graeme347
Reviewed 27 July 2018

I love Satie's music so was looking forward to this. I certainly admired the ambition to mirror the personality of Erik Satie. The technology with the audio switching on and off as you entered different rooms was impressive. But apart from the room with the...More

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Very quirky museum. In fact I think having been round the museum I was left feeling that Satie was a pretty quirky person. Enjoyable though. There were lots of children there but I’m not sure what they would have got out of it.

Thank EDAH
Reviewed 6 July 2018

A unique experience but like previous entrants I had synchronisation issues with my audioguide. I did however get the giste of his avant gardeness. Enjoyed cycling on the merry go round- sitting on the rugby ball type seats- although it wasn't immediately apparent that was...More

Thank pickytweeter
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

The house was a bit of a revelation about the life of Erik Satie, but I felt only focused on certain elements of his life. It is quite good but the machines to hear the tour are a bit quirky themselves and do not always...More

Thank rfbro26
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Satie's works in all his art forms are quirky which contributes a lot to his appeal. I felt the curators perhaps tried a bit too hard to put this in block letters, in bold and underline things. The layout and a lot of the content...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

I must admit that I did not have a broad knowledge of Satie's music and assumed that the museum would expand my knowledge and understanding of the artist. Whilst the museum was quirky, fun and amusing, it was also not that informative. The GPS earphones...More

Thank 701David
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Even if you have never heard of Eric Satie or his music this museum will enchant you with the clever interpretations of the composer and the sounds of his music. You can't help smiling as you go round. In old buildings that have been brilliantly...More

Thank Alan S
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