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Museales de Tourouvre

15 rue du Quebec, 61190 Tourouvre, France
+33 2 33 25 55 55
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French Canadian Roots abound.

Great museum with lots of resources to look for old family information. Proud to see all these old... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
artl677
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Interesting museum on French emigration to Canada

If you are in the Perche region from the US or Canada, this is a good place to visit to get an... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2016
LeeF301
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Two museums are located at the MUSEALES DE TOUROUVRE: The Museum of French Emigration to Canada and the Museum of Retail and Trade Brands. Discover Antoine Cano's House and various temporary exhibitions.
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6 Oct 2016
“French Canadian Roots abound. ”
11 May 2016
“Interesting museum on French emigration to Canada”
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15 rue du Quebec, 61190 Tourouvre, France
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Great museum with lots of resources to look for old family information. Proud to see all these old family names which populated the New World. Museum is very well laid out and covers much history. I would highly recommend this stop for any history buff...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

If you are in the Perche region from the US or Canada, this is a good place to visit to get an overall view of this important 17th-century migration. But be prepared to read French as most of the exhibits are in that language only.

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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here, she enjoyed the Shopping Museum, it showed the history and evolution of the French shopping experience. It was very interesting looking at all the old artifacts. I enjoyed the French emigration to Canada museum. It was a good walk...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

The Museales de Tourouvre consist in 2 different museums: one about French (especially from the Perche region) emigration to New France (now Canada) and one about well-known French brands/advertisements. As a Canadian and avid genealogist, I chose to visit the emigration museum. Over 200 people...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Wonderful reactive museum for the story of French immigrants to Canada from the region of Perche. Ideal for children as there were plenty of interactive things with which to become involved. Minimal English (or any other language) so ideal for people of French Canadian extraction....More

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Reviewed 3 October 2014

Nicely done museum in a small country town. Probably only of interest to someone with Canadian roots and ancestors from the Perche region. The local church is also interesting with beautiful stained glass windows, one commemorates residents who left for Quebec in the 17th century....More

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Hi, you can take one train from Paris to L'Aigle: On the SNCF Website and then take a bus from L'Aigle to Tourouvre : on the website of Cap'Orne, bus network The best way is the car obviously, with the road N12. Please, note... More
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Réponse désolée pour cette réponse tardive. Nous sommes ouverts du mardi au dimanche de 10h à 12h30 et de 14h à 18h jusqu'au 1er novembre.
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