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Superb museum dedicated to cheese! Very, very informative with extensive displays and artefacts. We did the 10.00 cheese making tour which finishes at 11.30 after which you pretty much have to leave the museum so make the most of looking at all of the displays...More
So much unexpected fun and quite interesting as well. Learn about how different cheeses are made, visit an extensive museum...huge, and sample yummy cheeses! There is also a lovely store at the end. Definitely worth a visit.
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Lactopole, Responsable Cité du Lait Lactopôle® at La Cite du Lait Lactopole Laval, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016
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Tell people that you are going to visit a museum dedicated to milk processing into butter and cheese and you can see their eyes glaze over!
We were part of an organised group so the visit was part of a package and I wasn't really...More
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Lactopole, responsable site at La Cite du Lait Lactopole Laval, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2016
The entire team thanks you for your comment and are glad you spent a good time in la Cité du Lait Lactopôle.
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This is a dairy manufacturing museum with a comprehensive collection of equipment from European countries associated with the industry, that is well displayed. There are audio-visual and interactive parts as well as static displays.
The 3pm tour is 2 hours and in French only. There...More
We went as we were in the area and were told it was worth it to go. It's worth noting you can only view the exhibition on a tour (ours was at 3) so just check before you arrive.
The tour was in French but...More
Now this is the type of attraction which is both enjoyable and informative at the same time. You'll learn about historic dairy practices, milking, cheese production, packaging, aging and distribution! A film also. English spoken. Excellent. ..
As a former dairy farmer, this place was made for me! A fantastic collection of antique dairy equipment, much of which I remember using (which is quite scary!), was beautifully displayed and curated. Quirkiness at its finest!
I enthusiastically dragged my poor wife to the...More