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MuPop

3 rue Notre Dame, 03100 Montlucon, France
+33 4 70 02 19 60
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Excellent music museum that's also fun

If you're traveling through the center of France, stop by Montluçon. In the midst of the city's... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Carolyn_Ltop
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South Carolina
Informative, but visually beautiful as well.

Spent a few hours here and was fascinated by the beautiful musical instruments and the opportunity... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
John_Wantage
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London, United Kingdom
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MuPop is a famous innovative French museum with modern architecture. Have a unique sensory experience in the world of pop in this 3300m² museum showcasing image and sound. The mobile audio system designed especially for the museum includes a headset and pointer linked to 150 independent audio terminals. Create your own playlist during your visit. Over 8 hours of music to blast through the times and styles. A magical setting devoted to music in all its forms to get your heart beating! Have a unique musical experience with your family...
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  • Average3%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3 rue Notre Dame, 03100 Montlucon, France
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+33 4 70 02 19 60
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

If you're traveling through the center of France, stop by Montluçon. In the midst of the city's medieval core (also well worth seeing), you'll find the excellent Mupop Museum. Mupop presents the story of (principally French) popular music through the lenses of history, technology and...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Spent a few hours here and was fascinated by the beautiful musical instruments and the opportunity to hear them played. The rock section sprung a few memories too. The museum is a bit sparse on the cultural background to some of the songs; I seem...More

1  Thank John_Wantage
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Brilliant! Bright and well laid out. We loved the headsets. It was interesting comparing English and French music, so many parallels.

1  Thank JaneAnneRogers
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

A fascinating history of popular music relating to France but also Europe. Visitor friendly presentation with plenty of interactive exhibits. Right in the beautiful medieval town of Montlucon.

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Reviewed 20 August 2015

An interactive journey through music. This museum is all about music and presents a collection of instruments and music pieces in an educational way. How is it interactive? contrarily to other museums you are allowed to be noisy: some instruments are in demonstration. That and...More

1  Thank cooltea
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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

What a great museum. We werent sure but the English review was positive so we gave it a go. The museum has three floors and you are given an audio device which allows you to hear samples of the different styles of music. We went...More

1  Thank Melinda D
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

Set in a purpose built building the museum does what it says on the tin: through a series of galleries it looks at how popular music developed in France. There is a particular focus on the hurdy gurdy and bagpipes to illustrate earlier popular music,...More

2  Thank alan m
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