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History and the sea

Really old church, take a look at the ceiling as well. Al navy things are nice too. Cheap entrance... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Strand J
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Bruges, Belgium
Quaint, Picturesque!

So one of your reviewers was too late to get in, and one ran away! We too, have only seen the... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
Barrie L
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Norwich, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Quai St Etienne, 14602, Honfleur, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is not open all day but it’s worth returning if it’s closed. It’s full of history and the rooms are a reflection of times gone by. Takes a good half an hour at least to go around. Photographers - great pictures of medieval...More

Thank Frenchy2353
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read other’s reviews I was keen to visit Musée du Vieux Honfleur, however despite clearly detailed opening hours, it was never open during these times. It is 6:30pm now and the Musée is supposed to be open until 10pm tonight however when I arrived...More

Thank Traveltheworldcd
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Really old church, take a look at the ceiling as well. Al navy things are nice too. Cheap entrance, ideal for when a small shower passes by

Thank Strand J
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The museum, an ex-church, (and the old prison next door) have existed for, well, since 1369 with various uses since that time. You can buy a ticket for the prison for an additional E1.20 if you buy the museum entry. (Prices vary by age and...More

2  Thank HenknAnnie
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Have to agree with another writer in that the staff weren't friendly...think they were in character with the rest of the museum but not in costume. Each room is a scene from a variety of other houses that would have been in the old Honfleur,...More

1  Thank Stretts
Reviewed 13 July 2017

It boggles the mind how old this building is....go to learn about the history of Honfleur and how the timbered buildings lasted so long.

2  Thank Travelwithteenboys
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Just off the Vieux Bassin and a truly superb little museum of old Honfleur. The view from the entrance over to the harbour is truly picturesque and a cracking place for photos.

1  Thank PaulRobins62
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We bought a ticket for four museums and this was one of them. It was an interesting view of old Honfleur and how a merchant may have lived. Worth a visit if you have the time

Thank Caz1hol
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This small museum is tucked away on a small street so you may have to search for it. It displays the living conditions of people during the middle ages. I have never seen anything like this museum; it is truly unique.

3  Thank tucsondesertrats
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

So one of your reviewers was too late to get in, and one ran away! We too, have only seen the outside, but that alone is worth pausing for. We did not realise it was a museum, but the outside is a beautiful sight. Old,...More

2  Thank Barrie L
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