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Pleasant walk to get here but not worth the time

The museum is just a room with everything written in French so not geared for non French speaking... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Austimum
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Wollongong, Australia
not really prepared for tourists

The local brochure described this as a pawnshop and silk reconditioning museum, so I thought we... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Ginny49H
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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23 Nov 2017
“Pleasant walk to get here but not worth the time”
29 Jan 2017
“not really prepared for tourists”
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6 rue de Saluces, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

The museum is just a room with everything written in French so not geared for non French speaking tourists. If you've been to Asia to the silk factories I would probably give it a miss.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

The local brochure described this as a pawnshop and silk reconditioning museum, so I thought we would learn about the financial system outside of banks, or how people engaged in the economy. But it was very hard to find, and when we got there, there...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

This little museum tells the story of the silk conditioning and spinning industry in Avignon and the surrounding areas. It also is the oldest pawn shop in Europe and provided much help to the poor of the district. Holds special exhibitions. In 2016 it was...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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