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Maison de la Ceramique Terra Rosa

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Very interesting

Learnt about how the clay was refined, made into tiles, fired in the kilns on site and excellent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
juliethetraveller123
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Art, technology, history, all in a fabulous small museum

Salernes has been a ceramics centre since Roman times and this fascinating small museum cover the... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
G9876
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Very interesting”
6 Oct 2018
“Art, technology, history, all in a fabulous small museum”
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A very long history For more than 7000 years, humans lived alongside rivers, in caves or on hills, and they learned every day to handle earth and fire. They also started making pots and pans to be used for preparing food. All this developed over the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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quartier les Launes, 83690 Salernes, France
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+33 4 98 10 43 90
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learnt about how the clay was refined, made into tiles, fired in the kilns on site and excellent collection of decorated tiles. Exhibitions of beautiful ceramics.

Thank juliethetraveller123
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Salernes has been a ceramics centre since Roman times and this fascinating small museum cover the economic, social and technology of the last couple of hundred years, allowing you to walk into an old kiln and see the production methods, and brings it all up...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

For lovers of pottery this museum is a must. Very interesting display of all types of pottery typical for the region.

Thank Rita H
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The history of ceramique at a glance. You want to learn how Salerne came to be "Capital of Ceramique"? How they worked in the factories at the "good old time"? Then this is the place. Friendly reception, well organised expo. A "Must see" place

Thank Björn L
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Salernes has been producing ceramics used in Buildings for almost 7.000 years!! This museum gives one a taste of this very rich and diverse history. The newly "purpose built" building compliments the museum and its exhibits! You will not only learn a lot--- but come...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Terracotta tiles are the origin of Salernes and this museum explains the story well with the interesting backdrop of the original Salernes kiln and factory. Terra Rosa also gives you an overview of the existing 15 ceramists in Salernes which gives you further ideas for...More

Thank SUZANNE B
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is very well laid out and interesting, it was quiet during our visit and can be visited in around an hour or so. A worthwhile stop if you are passing nearby.

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