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Le Musee de la Figurine Historique

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Pleasant little local museum

I wasn't expecting much from this visit but was amazed by the amount of details there was. We found... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ghislain L
Any one who has a miniature army must go...

This is just, for me, amazing. I have some about eight different armies from 4C Persian and Romans... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Ian G
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4 weeks ago
“Pleasant little local museum”
12 Aug 2016
“Any one who has a miniature army must go...”
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28 Place de l_Hotel de Ville, 60200, Compiegne, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't expecting much from this visit but was amazed by the amount of details there was. We found some funny scenes too, including the "Painter & his naked model" one which was hilarious. Maybe a bit pricey though.

Thank Ghislain L
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is just, for me, amazing. I have some about eight different armies from 4C Persian and Romans up to a WW2 1/400 scale brigade sized armoured group. This museum has over 100,000 figures. It has an excellent Waterloo diorama - set at 4.30 in...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I was not sure what to expect from this museum and was really pleasantly surprised by the amount of models and the great historical insights they provided. It is basically a massive collection of painted miniatures spanning the whole of history. I enjoyed the battle...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 31 May 2015

A great place to keep the kids entertained. A step back into History- and childhood for some- as this place is full of toys- in particular toy soldiers!

Thank Miz49
Reviewed 8 August 2014

A small treasure hidden in the center of Compiegne, next to the city hall. I spent there about an hour but I could spend there some time. The museum has an impressive collection of dioramas and figures depicting amo. the Seven Years War, WW1 and...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Comprehensive selection of models from various periods in history mostly Napoleonic. Varying degrees of quality but very interesting to a model maker. Well worth the €3 visit. Gentleman in attendance very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 3 March 2014

This is a small treasure of a museum, especially if you're interested in toy soldiers. The collection is fairly comprehensive with an emphasis on those of French manufacture. Well worth a visit

Thank Ed J
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Okay, I (the male of the party) am quite into miniatures, so this museum was always going to tick the box for me. It is inexpensive and features a staggering variety of military miniatures in various styles and from various periods. Its strength is in...More

Thank saracengill
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Passed this place many times in the past but didn't know what we were missing. This place is amazing. Young or old this is well worth a visit. The diaramas and models within them are excellent. A depiction of the battle of Waterloo in particular...More

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