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Maison du Marais

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To discover a bit of the history of the region, the nature,... really well done. Also the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Strand J
Bruges, Belgium
Fabulous boat trip

We started off in the Maison du Marais itself with an interesting exhibition which explains the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

To discover a bit of the history of the region, the nature,... really well done. Also the exposition is well worth visiting. We enjoyed the boat trip with a guide. Just hope all stays a bit clean over the years. It all looked fresh and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Strand J
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We started off in the Maison du Marais itself with an interesting exhibition which explains the history of the Marais and how it is preserved and still used today. There were some old farming implements, some oral history films from people farming and maintaining the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

The marsh area is unique in its kind. We enjoyed the trip that took us over a 4 km stretch on a quiet electrically powered boat through a green landscape.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

During a sunny day we decided to go around and ended up in Saint Omer The museum is in meantime the departure harbor for an 1 hour boat trip It was nice , the museum is more for kids, the boat trip was so pleasant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ksarman
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this attraction slightly by chance on a sunny April day. We had a quick look at the exhibition and then enjoyed a tranquil boat trip with Samuel. His English was excellent and he gave us a commentary on the history and background to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We came here as a result of reviews/recommendations on the Chateau du Ganspettes entry on Trip Advisor. We are so glad we did. We bought a 'twin ticket' allowing us access to the exhibition and an hour-long very gentle/peaceful boat trip. Eloise was our guide...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We visited on a baking hot day, arriving at 10 am when it opens. We had a good look around the small museum until 11 when we had a one hour boat trip around the marsh with our friendly guide Vincent. We saw grebes, coots,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

If I could choose, I would go for a local little restaurant rather than MdM. Fact number one, the complex look unfinished and industrial. Second, the local small restaurants around provide you more generosity in terms of choices and food flavors. Last but not least,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank YvAlbert
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent exhibition about the cabinet of curiosities, the people, houses and crops of the marshes. Fascinating area. Recommend seeing the exhibition before doing the boat trip.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Claire S
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Excellent trip with multi lingual guide operating the boat (the truck) a typical way to move produce around in the Marais.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Trevor M
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