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Great fun cheese making! A hidden treasure!

Superb museum dedicated to cheese! Very, very informative with extensive displays and artefacts. We... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
towelling5
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Channel Islands, United Kingdom
With the visit!

So much unexpected fun and quite interesting as well. Learn about how different cheeses are made... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Elissa E
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San Diego, California
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11 Aug 2017
“Great fun cheese making! A hidden treasure!”
25 Oct 2016
“With the visit!”
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18 rue Adolphe Beck, 53000, Laval, France
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

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

Thank towelling5
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

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.

Thank Elissa E
Lactopole, Responsable Cité du Lait Lactopôle® at La Cite du Lait Lactopole Laval, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Hello Elissa, Thanks so much for your commentary. Our team will be happy to read it Best regards R JOUBERT

Reviewed 29 June 2016

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

2  Thank Passagienne
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. See you soon. Best reagrds R JOUBERT

Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

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

Thank jessicaennis
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Kirstie M
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Had a group tour around this museum and it was very interesting. Allow a couple of hours at least. Had a nice tasting of cheese at the end.

Thank vtp53
Reviewed 23 October 2015

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. ..

Thank David B L
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

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

1  Thank Nicola W
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