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Historial of Vendee

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Interesting museum

Overall museum was interesting, pretty much all of the museum signage is in French (each main sign... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
387tja
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Community of Madrid, Spain
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Superb!

Fascinating museum covering the history of the Vendee from ancient time through to the modern... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
nlansdell
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Be transported in 7,000 years of the history of the Vendée! In the spectacular environment of La Boulogne which is an important place of memory and of history for the Vendée, an audacious architecture perfectly integrated into the landscape, with a...more
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Overall museum was interesting, pretty much all of the museum signage is in French (each main sign contains a very brief overview in English - 3 lines of English versus 15+ in French). An English guide was handed to us when we arrived which explained...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Fascinating museum covering the history of the Vendee from ancient time through to the modern. Zoned areas covering ancient, Roman, medieval, renaissance and more modern chart the Vendee history and also a section covers the Vendee wars. There is also an excellent area for younger...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

An absolutely splendid place to visit. The permanent exhibitions include the geology of the Vendee, prehistory, medieval times and the present day. All very well presented and informative. The rotatying exhibitions are also very good, On this visit we saw an exhibition on Richard the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Management response:Responded 24 June 2017

Thanks for your comment. We are happy to see that you feel well in our museum. We hope to see you soon !

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A great place to visit in the Vendee. Takes longer than expected as there is an variety of timespans in different halls. Set in unusual imaginative surroundings. Very popular.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Management response:Responded 24 June 2017

Thanks for your comment. We are happy to see that you feel well in our museum. We hope to see you soon !

Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a great spot for a rainy day in the Vendee! We'd planned to be on the beach but the weather dictated otherwise! For €8 for adults and free for under 18s it was a great value day out. The children's museums and extra...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Management response:Responded 24 June 2017

Thanks for your comment. We are happy to see that you feel well in our museum. We hope to see you soon !

Reviewed 16 August 2016

Having visited the Vendee a few times we thought it would be worth a more in depth look at the history of the region. The exhibits are well laid out and although there is a little English translation along with the booklet you get you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Management response:Responded 18 August 2016

Thank you for this comment. Our museum is trying indeed to welcome foreign nationals, including british, the best way possible. Booklets in English, Spanish and Dutch are available at the reception.

Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We had seen it on trip advisor and decided that because it was a wet day we would visit it. 3h later we had gone round it and couldn't believe the time. It takes you from prehistoric vendee to modern day. Look for the helicopter...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank fionap192
Management response:Responded 24 June 2017

Thank you for this comment. Our museum is trying indeed to welcome foreign nationals, including british, the best way possible. Booklets in English, Spanish and Dutch are available at the reception. We are happy to see that you feel well in our museum. We hope...More

Reviewed 22 June 2015

Amazing place. Only downside it dosnt cater for english as nothing is translated, but its still a fascinating place. Amazing section for kids, we were in there for hours. Great value for money

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Hadn't realised about the thousands killed in this area because they disagreed with the principles of the French Revolution. Few were spared in the Vendee

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Come rain or shine, this place is not to be missed, and at €8 admission it's good value. It covers the history and development of the Vendee from pre-history to the modern day in several different and independent sections. Allow a good two hours. There...More

Date of experience: March 2014
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