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Musee De L'ecole De Medecine Navale

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A very special little place

Dive into your childhood memories and the past of your grand-parents. 1h30 visit for the whole... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
marielahetjuzan
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Rochefort, France
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Interesting is not the word!

This relatively small museum provides a fascinating insight into the history of French Naval... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
Robert G
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Harwich, United Kingdom
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29 Apr 2018
“A very special little place”
26 Mar 2016
“Interesting is not the word!”
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25 rue Amiral Meyer, 17300 Rochefort, France
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+33 5 46 99 59 57
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Dive into your childhood memories and the past of your grand-parents. 1h30 visit for the whole family

Thank marielahetjuzan
webmaster m, Gérant at Musee De L'ecole De Medecine Navale, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad that our visit pleased you and your family. With pleasure to meet you again.

Reviewed 26 March 2016

This relatively small museum provides a fascinating insight into the history of French Naval "Medicine". Having led the world in medical- and veterinary education and training, this school was established specifically to provide the French Navy with its surgeons. Some very poignant reminders, in the...More

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Is a place full with interresting exponats, altough is a small museum on two floors, the second floor is the most spectacular. The pioneers of medicine started from here.

Thank Mitrache F
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Short 30 minute guided tour through the old library and specimen and medical equipment room of the old school for French naval surgeons. Only one tour in English (1430?) the rest in French. No English digital guides but a written resume. Very interesting especially minor...More

1  Thank Thetroothfairy
Reviewed 9 July 2015

In the 18th and early 19th century, France led the world in both medical and veterinary education. This school was set up to provide doctors for the French navy. A visit starts of with a guide tour which is in French, though an English précis...More

2  Thank wab-pcs
Reviewed 9 December 2014

The first French school of naval medicine. The collection of bits and bones, tools and strange objects are housed in a beautiful old building. Because of the rarety of many of the items visits are always accompanied. The museum has among its many rarieties a...More

2  Thank FHN21
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