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Musee Protestant de La Rochelle

2 rue Saint Michel, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 50 88 03
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Nice small museum, but manage your expectations !

Completely agree with Jenny K: Interesting museum, but you need to have a special interest in the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Austrian_Traveller10
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Vienna, Austria
Interesting but very specialised

La Rochelle has a fascinating history and the Huguenots were central to that. This museum is... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
Jenny K
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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  • Average15%
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29 Jul 2016
“Nice small museum, but manage your expectations !”
31 Dec 2015
“Interesting but very specialised”
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2 rue Saint Michel, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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+33 5 46 50 88 03
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Completely agree with Jenny K: Interesting museum, but you need to have a special interest in the history of the French Protestants. Being Protestant and living in a Catholic country (like myself) helps getting you into the right "mood"! The free guided tour is great,...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2015

La Rochelle has a fascinating history and the Huguenots were central to that. This museum is housed in a couple of small rooms off the Protestant Temple. It's run by very dedicated volunteers, many of whom do not speak English. The lady who took us...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

This small but important museum tells the story of the Huguenot persecution including their massacre in La Siege de La Rochelle 1627-28, the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, and the exodus of the Huguenots from France due to persecution and discrimination. It is the...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2014

This is a formal, small, heartfelt and discreet museum run by the church beside it. The young man at reception was knowledgeable and helpful and able to answer my historical questions in English. I was glad I strayed into this and saw the church that...More

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