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“Very nice museum!”

Museum Alphonse Daudet
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a very nice museum, in a beautiful place! I really recommend you to visit it. Saint Alban Auriolles is also a very beautiful village.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Anne T
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Very nice little museum, basically an old countryside farm. Very friendly staff. Silk farm section is awesome, for both parents and kids. Charming surroundings as well. Recommended.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Diederik S
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Having read Daudet's "Letters from my Windmill" (which he didn't write in a WINDMILL, nor even in Provence) I wanted to see where he spent his early years watching Provence change as Hardy recorded his Wessex/Dorset. It's a smart, airy house in its own grounds and you get a fair impression of nineteenth century life from the old photographs. This has been added to be a craft park, letting children sample some of the life of yesteryear, including silkworms! It is clearly more popular with the French than the English but well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Very friendly guided tour explaining the life of French writer Alphonse Daudet, which included how in his time, people made bread, distilled lavender, shoe-ed horses, produced silk from silk worms, which children can touch and pick up the live worms if they want to. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank terencek2
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Reviewed 10 October 2018
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Date of experience: October 2018
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