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Corderie Royale

Jean-Baptiste Audebert, 17300 Rochefort, France
+33 5 46 87 01 90
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Very interesting

Fabulous experience. Learnt a tremendous amount regarding ropes. Good for a rainy day. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
And2012S
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Chantonnay, France
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Pretty Facinating

I really liked the idea of this museum. It is new and has some fun technological elements to it. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
McKinley M
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“rope works” (2 reviews)
“hemp” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jean-Baptiste Audebert, 17300 Rochefort, France
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+33 5 46 87 01 90
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous experience. Learnt a tremendous amount regarding ropes. Good for a rainy day. The surrounds and the buildings were stunning.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the idea of this museum. It is new and has some fun technological elements to it. We loved meeting the rope artists at the end of the tour. I learned so much about rope- things I would have never have learned other...More

Thank McKinley M
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Visit the Royal Rope Works and learn all there is to know about making seafaring rope from hemp for the tall ships that sailed anoint the world for France.

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Corderie R, Service communication at Corderie Royale, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Many thanks for your reply NorskemanHouston ! See you soon :)

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Had expected more only due to reviews on trip advisor- thought we'd be in for more of an interesting visit- we weren't offered English audio just a booklet in English but found it in in engaging and basically just a museum about rope.

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Disappointed to arrive in Rochefort,only to find "fermee exceptionelle" on the Corderie Royale whilst we were in the area. Interesting building from the outside, but not much else to say, as we couldn`t get in ! (on the plus side, at lest I`d not pre-paid...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Went to this place on and outing to Rocqufort. Very good and good english audio guide was supplied although the live demonstrations of rope making were all in French. Kids enjoyed it too (16, 13, 8, 7)

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CorderieRoyale, Responsable relations publiques at Corderie Royale, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Dear 31415pi, The Royal Rope team thanks you for taking the time to write this nice comment. We are delighted that our visit seems instructive. We hope to see you soon, and thank you again for your visit. Best regards.

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

A good experience but one should arrive in time, because it can be busy and there can be a long queue. If you have children who like climbing, make sure you fit in the hermione boat thing which is right next door.

Thank mariamnjono
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CorderieRoyale, Responsable relations publiques at Corderie Royale, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Dear mariamjono, The Royal Rope team thanks you for taking the time to write this nice comment. We are delighted that our visit seems instructive. We hope to see you soon, and thank you again for your visit. Best regards.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Alllow 2 hours- get the free english audio guide. Stay for the demo ( which is only in French) First two exhibs are in english too. Also includes a small workshop.

Thank Sumra K
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CorderieRoyale, Responsable relations publiques at Corderie Royale, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Dear Sumra K, The Royal Rope team thanks you for taking the time to write this nice comment. We are delighted that our visit seems instructive. We hope to see you soon, and thank you again for your visit. Best regards.

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Since I'm not much interested in ropes, we walked round the outside and explored the bookshop both of which were enjoyable. The precinct gave me a taste of the military power of napoleon and an enjoyable lesson in French history.

Thank Listen4life
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CorderieRoyale, Responsable relations publiques at Corderie Royale, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Dear Listen4life, The Royal Rope team thanks you for taking the time to write this nice comment. We are delighted that our visit seems instructive. We hope to see you soon, and thank you again for your visit. Best regards.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

While "celebrating" its 350th anniversary the Corderie Royale is well worth the visit. It offers a perfect insight into the evolution of rope making for the marine industries and materials used. From hemp at its origins to nylon and steel today. The (free) audio guide...More

Thank Robert G
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CorderieRoyale, Responsable relations publiques at Corderie Royale, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

Dear Robert G, Many thanks for taking the time to review our museum on tripadvisor. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit here with us and do hope you share your experience with family & friends. Next time you are in town check...More

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