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Worth Seeing together with the Mussee de Vieux Honfleur

After going on a guided Walking Tour of Honfleur this morning my wife and myself retraced our steps... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Steve B
London, United Kingdom
Tiny maritime museum

Interesting but sadly mostly information is in French. I was able to understand some of the... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Musee of 19 ieme siècle vessel models primarily. Wonderful old church with not much of value to view inside other than a decommissioned church.. In a historical maritime location such as this I expected very much more. Plan on about a ten minute visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

After going on a guided Walking Tour of Honfleur this morning my wife and myself retraced our steps this afternoon to visit both the Musee de Vieux Honfleur (see separate Review) and the Musee due last Marine - which are conveniently less than 50 yards...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Interesting but sadly mostly information is in French. I was able to understand some of the descriptions of items due to school French lessons. Would be useful to have other languages as it is an interesting little museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Frenchy2353
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The Musee de la Marine is adjacent to the old harbour and for an extra 1,50 euro each you can also visit the old prison around the corner 'Manoir d' Ethnographie' a much more interesting museum. For this small maritime museum there is a fine...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

You can spend apleasant half an hour here but not much more. Quite a small museum, not a great deal to interest families. Lots of cafes and bars around this area.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Widlydidly
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We did not have time to really visit the Marine Museum in Honfleur. Frankly did not look to promising so we just took a quick look around and snapped a couple of photos.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 6 December 2017

For an extra E1.50, one can visit the prison (it has a street named after it). It is next to the museum and according to Annie, more interesting by far. It certainly shows the punishments prisoners underwent, but also life in general at the time;...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank HenknAnnie
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Ship models of all sizes and ships in bottles. Lots of detail and history. Paintings of commodores and ship captains

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dudley H
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Really interesting museum amongst all the restaurants by the waters edge. Lots of information and artifacts. There is small entrance fee.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Janet O
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you are an adult, speak & above all read fluent french and are interested in a disjointed, almost random series of bits of port history in a tiny one time church, then this tired display is for you . You will gather that it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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