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Unexpected gem in the heart La Jonquera

Since our first visit we have taken six sets of visitors here as we consider it the best few hours... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2015
mrsqm
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Pyrenees-Orientales, France
Fascinating

We have lived in North Catalunya (France) since 2000 and are aware of the history of the area and... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2015
penelopep268
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Perpignan, France
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3 Sep 2015
“Unexpected gem in the heart La Jonquera”
28 Mar 2015
“Fascinating”
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Since our first visit we have taken six sets of visitors here as we consider it the best few hours education for the region. It is well constructed, informative and engaging (particularly if you enjoy local history). The audio guide is a must as it...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2015

We have lived in North Catalunya (France) since 2000 and are aware of the history of the area and the Retirada as well as the camps on the French side of the border. We at last visited this extremely informative and interesting museum. We also...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2014

We actually visited the museum a couple of years back, but didn't get round to writing a review (couldn't write the review without clicking on one of their dates!) This is an excellent little museum, with lots of information about the Retirada and the Civil...More

Thank Fisiboo
Reviewed 12 November 2013

We made time to seek out this gem of a museum whilst in La Jonquera. We spent an amazing and informative 2 hours in there with our English audio guides. So much to learn. Very emotional. Lots of artefacts, photos and personal accounts of the...More

Thank suzij552
Reviewed 28 June 2013

This is an informative and very well layed out museum. The temporary Holocaust exhibition was very emotional.

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Reviewed 24 April 2013

Great place to get a feel for all the displaced people who came over the Pyrenees to escape Franco. Well documented and presented. A much better place to spend a few hours than the supermarkets selling cheap booze!

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