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“quiet but surprising”

Musee Nicephore Niepce
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Chalon is known for its history of photo/image
this museum has crazy old cameras and funny techniques to show the process of making a photo.

Thank 博 李
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This museum contains antiques of photography such as daguerreotypes but also has a semi permanent exhibitions of different contemporary photography. A must see for photography lovers!

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

This museum dedicated to the famed photographer is well worth the trip. Besides information about him and his art there is usually an good exhibit of photos. Not a large museum, it is suitable for children also.

Thank Carolee L
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This photography museum is entirely free. It exhibits multiple very old cameras and daguerréotypes. There are also multiple movies and one interactive very old 3D pictures. 1 hour is enough to see most of it. Not much is done for kids.

Thank tristof_Liege
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

An interesting museum for photography enthusiasts but most people would find something of interest in this extensive display. You can see old photography equipment, learn about the development of photography techniques or even just view an extensive collection of photographs from early examples to the present day.
The major signs were in English as well as in French. Allow plenty of time.

Thank Helen S
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