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Witnessing historical linen manufacturing industry since 18th Century

Located at 10min. driving distance from Versaille, we visited this museum as advised by a... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Nice Visit if You Are in the Area

This is a small museum that is interesting but fairly limited in the explanations of the history... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Paris, France
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18 Oct 2017
“Not great”
22 May 2017
“Witnessing historical linen manufacturing industry since 18th Century”
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54 rue Charles de Gaulle | Chateau de l'Eglantine, 78350 Jouy en Josas, Versailles, France
+33 1 39 56 48 64
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I've hesitated for some time to visit this museum, then when I did go there, I thought that I would have done better to have gone elsewhere. To start this review: it is difficult to get to from Paris, and the instructions the museum gives...More

2  Thank MZTParis
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Located at 10min. driving distance from Versaille, we visited this museum as advised by a guide. The museum displays fine pieces of Jouy linen (high quality printed cotton with traditional patterns: nature, animals, plants, scenes from everyday life). I was more interested by the information...More

1  Thank JohnPaul2010
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a small museum that is interesting but fairly limited in the explanations of the history, technique and social life of the production of toile de Jouy. Also, I speak fluent French, but for those who do not, it is a shame that more...More

1  Thank TSinParis
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We spend a more time getting there by train and getting back to Paris then visiting the museum. Toile is one of my wife's favorite design concepts, we have various fabric and products through out out house. But, the museum is small with very limited...More

1  Thank pen1
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

This is a small museum for people with interest in toile de Jouy. This is a unique garment designed and manufacturer in Jouy from mid 18 century. It is very chic. My recommendation: spend time visiting the park across the street. It is lovely in...More

Thank luct177
Reviewed 25 August 2014

For one thing you have to wait until 11 AM for the doors to open. The whole visit does not merit more than 1/2 hour. It lacks animations, only one video explains the different phases of the colour hand-printing of the toile de Jouy. It's...More

2  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 30 March 2010

This is a specialist museum of 'Toile de Jouy' fabrics. The collection is comprehensive and very well displayed but not too big to see comfortably. There is a shop with Toile related goods and a small cafe as well as free parking. It is very...More

4  Thank Tyke
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