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First of all you have the building and grounds. Outstanding condition of both. Then you have the vast collection of items and the excellent method in which they are displayed. If you are an English only speaker then the written word is very limited.
Nice archeological museum, situated in the outskirts of Paris, but easily accessible with RER A. The museum is in a great historic setting, the building being a former royal palace. There are extensive information panels (though most in French only) and exhibits from prehistory to...More
This museum really impressed me. There were two displays that made history more clear to me than any textbook or teacher ever has:
1) In the Piette room all the major prehistoric societies were compared on the basis of technological development. Wow - what an...More
We made an unplanned trip to Saint-Germain as my son's best friends happened to be in Paris for the World Cup finals. Their father was born and raised in Saint-Germain, so we spent the day there at his parent's home, after vising Versailles in the...More
The chateau has undergone an extensive refurbishment and the exterior and courtyard look splendid.
There are a large number of exhibits, but more explanations and information would be welcome. A whole section of the museum was closed off, no mention of that had been made...More
If you want to run in Saint Germain en Laye there’s only one place: the park behind the chateau. There’s a long Terrace overlooking western Paris, plenty of shaded paths beneath trimmed trees and an infinity of single-track trails in the huge forest nearby. Check...More